Health Care Aid Salary

The average wage for a Health Care Aid is $10.70 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$8.05 - $21.94
$8
$12
$22
MEDIAN: $11.67
10%
50%
90%

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Hourly Data $0$21
Hourly Rate $8.05 - $21.94
Hourly Tips $1.00
Overtime $16.00
Annual Data $0$46K
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$16,890 - $46,198
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 27

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United States (change)

Job Description for Health Care Aid

  • 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.

Health Care Aid Job Listings

Key Stats for Health Care Aid

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
6%
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Years in Fields/Career:
United States (change)

Experience Affects Health Care Aid Salaries

Mid-Career
▲11%

National Average
$24,000

Experienced
▼7%

Entry-Level
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 40%
dental benefits
Dental: 30%
vision benefits
Vision: 10%
no benefits
None: 60%
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