The average rate for a Health Care Aide in Calgary, Alberta is C$17.61 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. A skill in Long Term Care is associated with high pay for this job.

C$24,417 - C$39,309
C$29K
MEDIAN: C$28,759
50%
C$14.74 - C$22.70
C$15
C$18
C$23
MEDIAN: C$17.81
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$47K
Salary C$28,759
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$29,416 - C$47,786
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 7
Hourly Data C$0C$22
Hourly Rate C$14.74 - C$22.70
Overtime C$11.50
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$29,416 - C$47,786
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 88

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
96 %
Male
4 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Health Care Aide Salaries

Mid-Career
▲11%

Experienced
▲4%

National Average
C$37,000

Entry-Level
▼3%

Skills That Affect Health Care Aide Salaries

Long Term Care
▲11%

National Average
C$37,000

Home Health/Home Care
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 64%
dental benefits
Dental: 45%
vision benefits
Vision: 24%
no benefits
None: 36%