Entry-Level Caregiver Salary

The average rate for an Entry-Level Caregiver is $10.11 per hour. A skill in Dementia is associated with high pay for this job.

$11,843 - $35,846
$12K
$20K
$36K
MEDIAN: $19,952
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90%

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$8.44 - $13.97
$8
$10
$14
MEDIAN: $10.21
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$0$35K
Salary $11,843 - $35,846
Bonus $1.15 - $1,260
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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$17,126 - $31,120
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 341
Hourly Data $0$19
Hourly Rate $8.44 - $13.97
Hourly Tips $0.00 - $13.16
Overtime $10.05 - $19.52
Annual Data $0$31K
Bonus $1.15 - $1,260
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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$17,126 - $31,120
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,935

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Popular Employer Salaries for Caregiver

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $21,428

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

Caregiver Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Caregiver in Brazil:
"As personal only caregiver for Mom with Alzheimer's without."
Meds, toileting, fall precautions.

Caregiver in San Bruno:
"Care giving is a calling and devotion."
To all caregivers, this job needs a lot of understanding, patience, devotion, sensitivity and genuine care for humanity. Your character, integrity, and core value will be tested. This is one of the most difficult job because it requires physical, mental, emotional and spiritual well being. Sorry to say, but the minimum wage for this job should be higher.

Caregiver in Eugene:
"Better pay."
Keep doing what your doing because it is worth it to be able to care for some one that needs our help.

Caregiver in San Bernardino:
"Low pay."
Find a respectful company that pays well, and treats staff well.

Caregiver in Waynesboro:
"Home health care."
Treat people with the respect they deserve and they will love you forever. That is the way they should be treated.

Caregiver in Medford:
"That client has severe personalty disorder and lies constant."
Run. Dont look back.

Caregiver in Warwick:
"Prepare to be judged."
Be prepared to be judged based on your occupation. Not all people will treat you with respect.

Key Stats for Caregiver

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 410 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
74%
5-9 years
17%
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Skills That Affect Caregiver Salaries

Dementia
▲19%

CPR
▲4%

Hospice Care
▲2%

Caregiver
▲1%

Long Term Care
▲1%

National Average
$21,000

Elder Care
▼1%

Assisted Living
▼1%

Home Care
▼2%

Home Health/Home Care
▼2%

▼2%

cooking
▼2%

Bilingual
▼3%

CNA
▼4%

Childhood Education
▼8%

Food Preparation
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 410 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 19%
dental benefits
Dental: 15%
vision benefits
Vision: 12%
no benefits
None: 79%
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