Respite Care Provider Salary

Respite Care Providers in the United States can expect to earn an average of $10.59 per hour. Close to an eighth have medical and dental plans, and fewer than one in ten have vision insurance. The vast majority of Respite Care Providers (87 percent) who responded to the survey are women. Most Respite Care Providers like their work and job satisfaction is high. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$9.01 - $16.21
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MEDIAN: $10.59
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$9.01 - $16.21  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.11  
Overtime
$14.58  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Total Pay (?
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$18,782 - $36,370  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 130
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Job Description for Respite Care Provider

Respite care is necessary when a sick or disabled person is cared for by a friend or family member, and that loved one needs a short-term facility to have a break from caring for that patient. Sometimes, a caregiver neglects his/her own health while providing for loved ones, and these facilities allow them to focus on themselves temporarily while maintaining great care for their patient. Respite care can be done at a facility or at the home of the caregiver.

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Respite Care Provider Tasks

  • 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.
  • 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.

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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.


The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $22K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $23K. Respite Care Providers claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $23K. Respite Care Providers with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are no higher than those with 10 to 20 years on the job.

Respite Care Provider Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Respite Care Provider?

Respite Care Provider in Richmond:
`"$Working with people with intellectual disabilities."`
Love what you do, remember they are people also. If it's about the money only, then this is not the right job for you. Look at them as if they were one of your family members. Don't mistreat them.

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Key Stats for Respite Care Provider

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
10%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Respite Care Provider Salaries

Mid-Career
▲4%

Experienced
▲1%

Late-Career
▼0%

National Average
$23,000

Entry-Level
▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 12%
dental benefits
Dental: 9%
vision benefits
Vision: 5%
dental benefits
None: 88%
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