A Caregiver in Calgary, Alberta earns an average wage of C$12.75 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

C$26,858 - C$47,170
C$39K
MEDIAN: C$39,000
50%
C$10.22 - C$19.26
C$10
C$15
C$19
MEDIAN: C$14.61
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$47K
Salary C$39,000
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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C$21,686 - C$46,187
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 9 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 8
Hourly Data C$0C$26
Hourly Rate C$10.22 - C$19.26
Overtime C$18.75
Annual Data C$0C$46K
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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C$21,686 - C$46,187
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 9 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 27

Job Description for Caregiver

The exact nature of a caregiver's work and their daily schedule depends on the unique needs of each individual client. There is a physical aspect to the work, as a caregiver is expected to perform household tasks with which the client has difficulties. There also is an important mental and emotional element to a caregiver's position, as the caregiver must be empathetic and compassionate. Tools a caregiver may need to use include a stove, vacuum, or shower; the caregiver may also perform some light outdoor tasks such as sweeping and shoveling snow.

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Caregiver Tasks

  • Provide companionship and help around the home to clients.
  • Report on changes in condition or needs.
  • Accompany clients to appointments.
  • Assist clients with mobility, transportation, meals, and medications.

Caregiver Job Listings

Key Stats for Caregiver

1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
20%

Experience Affects Caregiver Salaries

▲16%

▲10%

National Average
C$31,000

▼3%

Years of Experience

1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 40%
dental benefits
Dental: 10%
vision benefits
Vision: 10%
no benefits
None: 60%