A Residential Care Attendant (RCA) earns an average wage of $9.59 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.
Residential Care Attendant (RCA) Total Pay (?
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$8.38 - $13.64
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$0$6$12$18
Hourly Rate
$8.38 - $13.64  
   
Overtime
$10.25 - $16.61  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$12K$24K$36K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,932  
   
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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$17,584 - $30,773  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 61
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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.

Experience Affects Residential Care Attendant (RCA) Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 11%
National Average
$20,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 1%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
89%
female alumni
 
Male
11%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
64%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
3%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 51% dental benefits Dental: 41%
vision benefits Vision: 31% employee benefits None: 47%
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