A Residential Care Attendant (RCA) earns an average wage of $9.95 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
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).
$17,948 - $33,357
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 77
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.