Residential Caregiver Salary (United States)

The average wage for a Residential Caregiver is $9.93 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.
Residential Caregiver Salary (?
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$12,106 - $42,282
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $20,059
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Residential Caregiver Salary (?
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$8.01 - $13.77
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $9.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$12,106 - $42,282  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $760  
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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$16,296 - $30,532  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 28
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$8.01 - $13.77  
   
Overtime
$8.30 - $20.33  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$0.00 - $760  
   
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).
)
$16,296 - $30,532  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 136
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Job Description for Residential Caregiver

  • 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 Caregiver Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%
Experienced
up arrow 3%
National Average
$21,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
82%
female alumni
 
Male
18%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 32% dental benefits Dental: 22%
vision benefits Vision: 15% employee benefits None: 66%
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