Respite Worker Salary

A Respite Worker earns an average wage of $10.80 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$8.91 - $16.14
$8
$11
$16
MEDIAN: $10.80
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.91 - $16.14  
   
Overtime
$22.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Total Pay (?
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$18,293 - $36,175  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 27

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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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Key Stats for Respite Worker

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
10%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Respite Worker Salaries

Experienced
▲11%

Mid-Career
▲7%

National Average
$23,000

Entry-Level
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 30%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 20%
no benefits
None: 50%
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