Residential Living Assistant Salary

The average pay for a Residential Living Assistant is $10.65 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 steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$19,525 - $35,608
$31K
MEDIAN: $30,968
50%

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$8.29 - $13.71
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$11
$14
MEDIAN: $10.65
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50%
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$12K$24K$36K
Salary
$30,968  
   
Total Pay (?
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$17,126 - $35,937  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 6
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$8.29 - $13.71  
   
Overtime
$12.61 - $18.43  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Total Pay (?
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$17,126 - $35,937  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 42

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Job Description for Residential Living Assistant

  • 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.
  • Monitor food and liquid intake and vital signs.
  • 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.

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Key Stats for Residential Living Assistant

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
2%
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Experience Affects Residential Living Assistant Salaries

Mid-Career
▲22%

Experienced
▲17%

National Average
$23,000

Entry-Level
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 63%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
vision benefits
Vision: 26%
dental benefits
None: 37%
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