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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 $10.23 per hour. Earnings generally vary between $7.82 per hour and $16.50. Slightly less than a fifth enjoy medical while around one in ten get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to around a tenth. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$7.82 - $16.50
(Median)
$7
$10
$16
MEDIAN: $10
10%
50%
90%

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National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$7.82 - $16.50  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $25.53  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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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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$16,276 - $34,280  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 123

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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.


People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $21K on average. It is reported that median compensation in the five-to-10 year group declines to approximately $21K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $26K in this role. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $29K on average.

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Experience Affects Respite Care Provider Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 34%

Experienced
up arrow 23%

National Average
$21,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 2%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

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
10%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

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