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Residential Care Attendant (RCA) Salary

A Residential Care Attendant (RCA) earns an average wage of $9.65 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$8.64 - $15.81
(Median)
$8
$9
$16
MEDIAN: $9.00
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$6$12$18
Hourly Rate
$8.64 - $15.81  
   
Overtime
$4.52 - $17.62  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$12K$24K$36K
Bonus
$0.00 - $50.87  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$18,262 - $32,888  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 55

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Job Description for Residential Care Attendant (RCA)

  • Maintain records of patient care, condition, progress, or problems to report and discuss observations with supervisor or case manager.
  • Transport clients to locations outside the home, such as to physicians' offices or on outings, using a motor vehicle.
  • Monitor food and liquid intake and vital signs.
  • Change bed linens, wash and iron patients' laundry, and clean patients' quarters.
  • Perform a variety of duties as requested by client, such as obtaining household supplies or running errands.

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Experience Affects Residential Care Attendant (RCA) Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 12%

Entry-Level
0%

National Average
$20,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 45% dental benefits Dental: 29%
vision benefits Vision: 24% employee benefits None: 53%