Certified Caregiver Salary

The average wage for a Certified Caregiver is $11.03 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$13,289 - $39,241
$13K
$24K
$39K
MEDIAN: $23,523
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50%
90%

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$9.22 - $17.08
$9
$11
$17
MEDIAN: $11.18
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$0$39K
Salary $13,289 - $39,241
Bonus $540
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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$18,654 - $37,959
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 20
Hourly Data $0$21
Hourly Rate $9.22 - $17.08
Overtime $5.50 - $21.00
Annual Data $0$37K
Bonus $540
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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$18,654 - $37,959
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 117

Job Description for Certified Caregiver

Certified caregivers primarily take care of elderly and disabled people, and some positions may require living in the home of a patient. This job can be done on an independent freelance basis, or for an agency. Caregivers may also help patients maintain basic hygiene, which may involve bathing and helping them use the restroom.

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Certified Caregiver 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.

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Certified Caregiver Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Certified Caregiver

Pay by Experience for a Certified Caregiver has a positive trend. An entry-level Certified Caregiver with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $22,000 based on 58 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Certified Caregiver with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $24,000 based on 35 salaries. An experienced Certified Caregiver which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $24,000 based on 37 salaries. A Certified Caregiver with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $25,000 based on 19 salaries.

Certified Caregiver Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Certified Caregiver?

Certified Caregiver in Reno:
Pros: Help the elderly to sustain a satisfying life.
Cons: Being under staffed and unable to give the proper care.

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Key Stats for Certified Caregiver

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
15%

Experience Affects Certified Caregiver Salaries

Late-Career
▲4%

Experienced
▲1%

Mid-Career
▼0%

National Average
$24,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Certified Caregiver Salaries

▲3%

National Average
$24,000

Assisted Living
▼5%

Home Health/Home Care
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 17%
dental benefits
Dental: 11%
vision benefits
Vision: 11%
no benefits
None: 82%