The average pay for a Residential Living Assistant is $10.32 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
(Median)
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$31K
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MEDIAN: $30,967
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$8.14 - $14.29
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MEDIAN: $10
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$12K$24K$36K
Salary
$30,968  
   
Bonus
$50.00  
Total Pay (?
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$16,913 - $34,275  
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
$8.14 - $14.29  
   
Overtime
$12.56 - $18.47  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$50.00  
   
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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$16,913 - $34,275  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 46
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Job Description for Residential Living Assistant

  • 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 Living Assistant Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 27%

Experienced
up arrow 22%

National Average
$22,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 62%
dental benefits
Dental: 48%
medical benefits
Vision: 24%
dental benefits
None: 38%
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