A Health Care Aid earns an average wage of C$19.20 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

C$21,455 - C$45,508
C$21K
C$30K
C$46K
MEDIAN: C$29,976
10%
50%
90%
C$14.47 - C$23.02
C$14
C$18
C$23
MEDIAN: C$18.25
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$47K
Salary C$21,455 - C$45,508
Bonus C$55.00
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$28,896 - C$47,895
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 18
Hourly Data C$0C$35
Hourly Rate C$14.47 - C$23.02
Overtime C$8.73 - C$35.36
Annual Data C$0C$47K
Bonus C$55.00
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$28,896 - C$47,895
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 200

Job Description for Health Care Aid

  • Change bed linens, wash and iron patients' laundry, and clean patients' quarters.
  • Entertain, converse with, or read aloud to patients to keep them mentally healthy and alert.
  • Direct patients in simple prescribed exercises or in the use of braces or artificial limbs.
  • Check patients' pulse, temperature and respiration.
  • Provide patients with help moving in and out of beds, baths, wheelchairs or automobiles, and with dressing and grooming.

Health Care Aid Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Health Care Aid

Pay by Experience for a Health Care Aid has a positive trend. An entry-level Health Care Aid with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$36,000 based on 54 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Health Care Aid with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$43,000 based on 22 salaries. An experienced Health Care Aid which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$43,000 based on 20 salaries. A Health Care Aid with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$52,000 based on 8 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$37,670

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Health Care Aid

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
10%

Experience Affects Health Care Aid Salaries

Late-Career
▲38%

Experienced
▲14%

Mid-Career
▲13%

National Average
C$38,000

▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 44%
dental benefits
Dental: 30%
vision benefits
Vision: 26%
no benefits
None: 56%