The average pay for an Entry-Level Health Care Aide is C$17.67 per hour.

C$19,714 - C$49,665
C$20K
C$30K
C$50K
MEDIAN: C$30,441
10%
50%
90%
C$13.63 - C$20.93
C$14
C$18
C$21
MEDIAN: C$17.64
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$49K
Salary C$19,714 - C$49,665
Bonus C$491
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$27,330 - C$45,479
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 50
Hourly Data C$0C$37
Hourly Rate C$13.63 - C$20.93
Hourly Tips C$1.46
Overtime C$1.46 - C$37.69
Annual Data C$0C$45K
Bonus C$491
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$27,330 - C$45,479
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 559

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$36,686

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

Key Stats for Health Care Aide

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
75%
5-9 years
12%

Skills That Affect Health Care Aide Salaries


National Average
C$37,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 57%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
no benefits
None: 38%