Caregiver in Houston, Texas Salary

How much does a Caregiver make in Houston, TX? A Caregiver in Houston takes home an average of $9.93 per hour. This is 6% below the national average for a Caregiver which is $10.53 per hour. Wages for a Caregiver in Houston range from $8.36 per hour to $13.14 per hour. Total Annual Compensation, which includes hourly rate and overtime for a Caregiver in Houston ranges from $17,190 to $35,067 annually. Job satisfaction is reported as 5 out of 5 stars. In Houston, women make up the majority of the workforce (92 percent). In Houston, a Caregiver often enjoys benefits provided by their employer.

$8.36 - $13.14
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MEDIAN: $9.93
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Hourly Data $0$20
Hourly Rate $8.36 - $13.14
Overtime $15.26
Annual Data $0$35K
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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$17,190 - $35,067
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 36

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.

About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,298,628
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
Houston:
$48,064
Texas:
$55,653
$923
Houston:
$152,200
Texas:
$152,000
4.0%

Caregiver Job Listings

Key Stats for Caregiver

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Caregiver Salaries

▼0%

National Average
$21,000

Mid-Career
▼1%

▼7%

Skills That Affect Caregiver Salaries

National Average
$21,000

▼3%

Assisted Living
▼3%


▼4%

Cleaning
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 29%
dental benefits
Dental: 21%
vision benefits
Vision: 29%
no benefits
None: 71%