Respite Care Provider Salary

Women make up the vast majority of Respite Care Providers in the United States. The average pay in this industry is approximately $10.31 per hour. The income range spans the entire spectrum between $7.88 per hour and $15.89. Medical benefits are awarded to slightly less than one-fifth, and close to one-tenth earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction for Respite Care Providers is high. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$7.88 - $15.89
(Median)
$7
$10
$16
MEDIAN: $10
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$7.88 - $15.89  
   
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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$16,396 - $33,579  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 130
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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.


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. Survey participants with less than five years' experience report a median income of $21K, and earnings aren't much higher for respondents who have five to 10 years under their belts; respondents in the latter group report a median of just $23K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $26K in this role. Veterans who have acquired more than 20 years report a median income of $29K, which is generally higher than the pay reported by other tenure groups.

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Experience Affects Respite Care Provider Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 33%

Experienced
up arrow 20%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

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
10%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

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