Average Companion Hourly Pay

$11.24
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$825
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The average hourly pay for a Companion is $11.24.
10%
$9.13
MEDIAN
$11.24
90%
$17.73
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$9 - $18
Bonus
$98 - $46,489
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$18,974 - $39,984
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What Do Companions Do?

Companion Tasks
  • Assist client in performing day to day activities.
  • Coordinate with agency officials and family members to ensure the best care for the client.

Job Satisfaction for Companion

4.2 out of 5
(53)
Highly Satisfied
4Reviews

Popular Employer Salaries for Companion

The top respondents for the job title Companion are from the companies Home Instead Senior Home Care, Self-Employed and Visiting Angels, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Self-Employed where the average pay is $10.00. Home Instead Senior Home Care pays the lowest at around $8.86.

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What Are Popular Skills for Companions?

Skills that pay less than market rate include Transport, Home Care, Cleaning, Home Health/Home Care and Elder Care.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Companions?

An entry-level Companion with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $10.79 based on 52 salaries. An early career Companion with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $11.05 based on 200 salaries. A mid-career Companion with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $11.69 based on 82 salaries. An experienced Companion with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $11.89 based on 82 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $12.
Employees with Companion in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 31.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (24.6% more) and Cleveland, Ohio (6.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Roanoke, Virginia (24.4% less), Hartford, Connecticut (9.5% less) and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (2.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 474 survey responses.
Entry Level
11.0%
Early Career
42.2%
Mid Career
17.3%
Experienced
17.3%
Late Career
12.2%