Average Personal Care Assistant (PCA) Hourly Pay

$11.11
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$256
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$1,250
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The average hourly pay for a Personal Care Assistant (PCA) is $11.11.
10%
$8.47
MEDIAN
$11.11
90%
$15.22
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$8 - $15
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$16 - $2,479
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$98 - $2,543
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$17,651 - $32,221
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What Do Personal Care Assistant (PCA)s Do?

Job Satisfaction for Personal Care Assistant (PCA)

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The top respondents for the job title Personal Care Assistant (PCA) are from the companies Visiting Angels, Inc., Self-Employed and Home Instead Senior Home Care. Reported salaries are highest at Self-Employed where the average pay is $14.70. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Country Meadows and Right at Home, earning around $11.74 and $11.28, respectively. Home Instead Senior Home Care pays the lowest at around $9.72. Visiting Angels, Inc. and Comfort Keepers also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $10.34 and $10.64, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Personal Care Assistant (PCA)s?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Personal Care Assistant (PCA)s?

An entry-level Personal Care Assistant (PCA) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $10.28 based on 199 salaries. An early career Personal Care Assistant (PCA) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $10.84 based on 1,523 salaries. A mid-career Personal Care Assistant (PCA) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $11.31 based on 696 salaries. An experienced Personal Care Assistant (PCA) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $11.65 based on 659 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $12.
Employees with Personal Care Assistant (PCA) in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 23.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (21.9% more) and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (10.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Buffalo, New York (1.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 3,417 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.8%
Early Career
44.6%
Mid Career
20.4%
Experienced
19.3%
Late Career
10.0%