Respite Care Provider Salary

Most Respite Care Providers in the United States are women. The median pay for people in this role is approximately $10.24 per hour. Pay generally varies between $8.03 per hour and $15.58. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Medical and dental benefits are awarded to one in six, and nearly one in ten earn vision coverage. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$14,690 - $47,678
(Median)
$15K
$25K
$48K
MEDIAN: $24,960
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$8.03 - $15.58
(Median)
$8
$10
$16
MEDIAN: $10
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$14,690 - $47,678  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $493.16  
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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$16,673 - $33,868  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 10
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$8.03 - $15.58  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $20.27  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$0.00 - $493.16  
   
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).
)
$16,673 - $33,868  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 156
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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

  • 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, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Respite Care Providers in the early stages of their careers take home approximately $21K on average. The average for people in the five-to-10 year group is only a little larger at $23K. For Respite Care Providers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $25K. After two decades in the workforce, the average Respite Care Provider generally earns more than ever; median pay for this group is estimated at $29K.

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Experience Affects Respite Care Provider Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 33%

Experienced
up arrow 14%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$21,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 16%
dental benefits
Dental: 11%
medical benefits
Vision: 10%
dental benefits
None: 80%
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