Average Live-In Caregiver Hourly Pay

$12.09
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$502
Bonus
$3,439
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The average hourly pay for a Live-In Caregiver is $12.09.
10%
$8.75
MEDIAN
$12.09
90%
$18.77
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Hourly Rate
$9 - $19
Bonus
$99 - $4,146
Profit Sharing
$150 - $25,500
Total Pay
$17,488 - $47,067
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What Do Live-In Caregivers Do?

Live-In Caregiver Tasks
  • Provide general attention to the non-medical needs of clients following an established Plan of Care.
  • Remain in the client's presence or vicinity at all times during shift.
  • Run errands for client.
  • Provide homemaking services, such as light housekeeping, laundry, meal planning and preparation.
  • Help with activities of daily living, including supervising, feeding, and dressing the client.

Job Satisfaction for Live-In Caregiver

3.8 out of 5
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What Are Popular Skills for Live-In Caregivers?

Skills in Home Health/Home Care and Medication Administration are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Food Preparation, Cleaning and Elder Care.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Live-In Caregivers?

An entry-level Live-In Caregiver with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $10.81 based on 54 salaries. An early career Live-In Caregiver with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $11.86 based on 512 salaries. A mid-career Live-In Caregiver with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.15 based on 393 salaries. An experienced Live-In Caregiver with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.14 based on 402 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $14.
Employees with Live-In Caregiver in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 32.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (7.5% more) and Chicago, Illinois (7.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in San Antonio, Texas (7.4% less), New York, New York (7.4% less) and Portland, Oregon (3.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,615 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.3%
Early Career
31.7%
Mid Career
24.3%
Experienced
24.9%
Late Career
15.7%