A Residential Care Attendant (RCA) earns an average wage of $11.57 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$18,867 - $42,729
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$36K
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MEDIAN: $36,000
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$8.88 - $17.42
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MEDIAN: $11.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$36,000  
   
Total Pay (?
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$18,503 - $39,473  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 6
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$8.88 - $17.42  
   
Overtime
$15.83  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
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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$18,503 - $39,473  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 82
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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%

National Average
$25,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 1%

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 24%
dental benefits
Dental: 21%
medical benefits
Vision: 17%
dental benefits
None: 76%
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