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Respite Care Provider Salary

The larger portion of Respite Care Providers in the United States are women. Median pay in this female-dominated area goes for around $10.29 per hour. Earnings sit near $7.80 per hour on the lower side but can approach $16.62 on the higher side. Nearly one in six enjoy medical while approximately one in ten get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to nearly one in ten. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$7.80 - $16.62
(Median)
$7
$10
$17
MEDIAN: $10
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$7.80 - $16.62  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $25.34  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
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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$16,251 - $34,493  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 121

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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, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Individuals who have worked for fewer than five years bring in approximately $21K on average. Those in the five-to-10 year range can expect an average that is only a touch bigger at $23K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $26K in this role. In the end, the overall pattern seems to be that more experience generally corresponds to higher pay; a Respite Care Provider with more than 20 years of experience can earn $29K on average.

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Experience Affects Respite Care Provider Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 33%

Experienced
up arrow 22%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$22,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 17% dental benefits Dental: 11%
vision benefits Vision: 11% employee benefits None: 79%
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