Mid-Career Caregiver in Albuquerque Salary

A Mid-Career Caregiver in Albuquerque, New Mexico earns an average wage of $9.32 per hour.

$8.61 - $12.10
MEDIAN: $9.39

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Hourly Data $0$13
Hourly Rate $8.61 - $12.10
Overtime $13.37
Annual Data $0$27K
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).
$17,962 - $27,866
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 30 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 17

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.


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 Albuquerque, New Mexico

Bernalillo County, New Mexico
273,323 (48.9%)
285,808 (51.1%)
Albuquerque (/ˈælbəˌkɜːrki/ AL-bə-KURK-ee) is the most populous city in the U.S. state of New Mexico. The high-altitude city serves as the county seat of Bernalillo County, and it is situated in the central part of the state, straddling the Rio Grande. The city population is 557,169 as of the July 1, 2014 population estimate from the United States Census Bureau, and ranks as the 32nd-largest city in the U.S. The Albuquerque metropolitan statistical area (or MSA) has a population of 907,301 according to the United States Census Bureau's most recently available estimate for 2015. Albuquerque is the 60th-largest United States metropolitan area. The Albuquerque MSA population includes the city of Rio Rancho, Bernalillo, Placitas, Corrales, Los Lunas, Belen, Bosque Farms, and forms part of the larger Albuquerque–Santa Fe–Las Vegas combined statistical area, with a total population of 1,163,964 as of the July 1, 2013 Census Bureau estimates. Albuquerque is home to...
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Caregiver Job Listings

Key Stats for Caregiver

Job Satisfaction

Somewhat satisfied
Rated 2 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
5-9 years
10-19 years

Skills That Affect Caregiver Salaries

National Average

Elder Care


Home Health/Home Care

Job Satisfaction

Somewhat satisfied
Rated 2 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 9%
dental benefits
vision benefits
no benefits
None: 91%