Respite Care Provider Salary

Respite Care Providers in the United States are largely female. The average salary of the entire group is approximately $10.28 per hour. Lower pay rates hover around $7.92 per hour, and the higher rates verge on $16.56. The majority of Respite Care Providers claim high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to a little less than a fifth, and nearly one in ten earn dental coverage. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$7.92 - $16.56

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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$7.92 - $16.56  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $25.53  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $489.36  
   
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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$16,469 - $34,385  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 132
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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.


Respite Care Providers with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. The median compensation for relatively untried workers is $21K; in the five-to-10 year group, it's higher at around $23K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $26K in this role. Respite Care Providers who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $27K on average.

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Experience Affects Respite Care Provider Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 28%

Experienced
up arrow 20%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$21,000

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
50%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 18% dental benefits Dental: 11%
vision benefits Vision: 11% employee benefits None: 78%
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