A Respite Worker earns an average wage of $10.70 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$8.72 - $15.56
(Median)
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$11
$16
MEDIAN: $10
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$6$12$18
Hourly Rate
$8.72 - $15.56  
   
Overtime
$16.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$12K$24K$36K
Total Pay (?
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$18,224 - $32,940  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 30
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Job Description for Respite Worker

  • 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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Experience Affects Respite Worker Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$23,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 1%

Experienced
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 23%
dental benefits
Dental: 31%
medical benefits
Vision: 8%
dental benefits
None: 62%
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