An Experienced Health Care Aide earns an average wage of C$19.33 per hour.

C$23,270 - C$47,399
C$23K
C$39K
C$47K
MEDIAN: C$39,257
10%
50%
90%
C$14.80 - C$22.98
C$15
C$19
C$23
MEDIAN: C$19.23
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$47K
Salary C$23,270 - C$47,399
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$30,318 - C$47,925
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 15
Hourly Data C$0C$48
Hourly Rate C$14.80 - C$22.98
Overtime C$0.00 - C$48.48
Annual Data C$0C$47K
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$30,318 - C$47,925
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 165

Job Description for Health Care Aide

A health care aide is the person who is responsible for caring for patients who may be confined to their homes for various reasons. This person will generally work within a patient’s personal home. However, health care aides are also employed in nursing homes, assisted care facilities, or other healthcare environments. The hours for this position are varied, as healthcare is a 24/7 industry. The level of education is dependent on the organization in which the health care aide is employed. Many organizations require at least 75 hours of training, as well as passing a state-issued examination. Many hospitals and healthcare organizations will even provide or assist with the training. A clear and clean background check is often required for this position.

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Health Care Aide Tasks

  • 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 Aide Job Listings

Key Stats for Health Care Aide

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
10-19 years
88%
20 years or more
12%

Skills That Affect Health Care Aide Salaries

Long Term Care
▲1%

National Average
C$40,000

Home Health/Home Care
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
vision benefits
Vision: 32%
no benefits
None: 37%