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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 $10.33 per hour. Compensation ranges between $7.81 per hour and $16.67. Roughly a sixth enjoy medical while about a tenth get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to nearly one in ten. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Respite Care Providers. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$7.81 - $16.67
(Median)
$7
$10
$17
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
$7.81 - $16.67  
   
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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$16,261 - $34,601  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 120

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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.


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. In this position, someone who has worked for fewer than five years can expect a median salary of $21K. The median for people with five to 10 years of experience is only a little bit higher at $23K. On average, Respite Care Providers make $26K following one to two decades on the job. Old hands boasting more than twenty years of relevant experience report pay that is more or less commensurate with that extensive experience; average earnings for this group come out to approximately $29K.

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Experience Affects Respite Care Provider Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 32%

Experienced
up arrow 21%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$22,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 17% dental benefits Dental: 11%
vision benefits Vision: 11% employee benefits None: 79%
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