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Respite Care Provider Salary

Women account for the majority of Respite Care Providers in the United States. The entire group has an average salary of $10.12 per hour. The pay spectrum stretches from $7.85 per hour to $16.00. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. A little less than a fifth enjoy medical while close to a tenth get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to approximately one in ten. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
$7.85 - $16.00
(Median)
$7
$10
$16
MEDIAN: $10
10%
50%
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$7.85 - $16.00  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $20.43  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$0.00 - $487.22  
   
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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$16,337 - $33,786  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 119
United States (change)

Job Description for Respite Care Provider

  • Perform housekeeping duties, such as cooking, cleaning, washing clothes and dishes, and running errands.
  • Provide personal care, companionship and help for individuals and families during periods of incapacitation, family disruption or convalescence.
  • Assist elderly or disabled adults and children with daily living activities at the person's home or residential facility.
  • Transport clients by car to locations outside the home, such as to physicians' offices or outings.

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Pay by Experience Level for Respite Care Provider

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For Respite Care Providers, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. People who have worked for fewer than five years earn around $21K, and folks with five to 10 years of experience see a modestly higher median of $21K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $25K. As Respite Care Providers reach more than two decades on the job, compensation remains commensurate with experience; the average pay in this group is $29K.

Experience Affects Respite Care Provider Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 36%

Experienced
up arrow 18%

National Average
$21,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 1%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 19% dental benefits Dental: 11%
vision benefits Vision: 11% employee benefits None: 77%