Entry-Level Personal Care Attendant (PCA) Salary

The average pay for an Entry-Level Personal Care Attendant (PCA) is $9.98 per hour.

$10,354 - $37,487
$10K
$22K
$37K
MEDIAN: $22,020
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$7.96 - $13.82
$8
$10
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MEDIAN: $9.99
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$0$37K
Salary $10,354 - $37,487
Bonus $1,025
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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$16,548 - $29,215
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 23 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 16
Hourly Data $0$18
Hourly Rate $7.96 - $13.82
Hourly Tips $0.00
Overtime $6.97 - $18.87
Annual Data $0$29K
Bonus $1,025
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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$16,548 - $29,215
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 23 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 407

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Personal Care Attendant (PCA) Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Personal Care Attendant (PCA) in Los Angeles:
"How many task we were expected to do on a daily basis."
Expect to be under paid and over worked.

Personal Care Attendant (PCA) in New Hope:
"On the job education."
Learn more about what they offer and how fair they are willing to go to help you better with your with education and if they have a 401 k and a good work mans comp agency and not be looked you because of your age I have 38 years in the field and I am also a Medical Assistant.

Personal Care Attendant (PCA) in Buffalo:
Well, to start with make sure this is the field you are passionate about, because it can become quite challenging but on the flip side it has many rewards. I am not referring to monetary value, but the fact you are making the difference in the lives of our clients. You are part of an caring and devoted team dedicated to the care and well-being of the clients you are caring for. Keep in mind that someday you will become old, possibly fragile. Treat your clients as though they were your family members-mother, father, sister, brother, etc.... In turn you will reap the rewards professionally and personally. I would strongly recommend that you remember you are important to them even though they may or may not show it.

Personal Care Attendant (PCA) in Nacogdoches:
"Job duties."
Find out the job duties and stick by the list. If you don't you'll be caught up in multitasking for the same salary.

Personal Care Attendant (PCA) in Homer:
"There is no job security, anywhere."
Keep your options open, always. Continue training, learning, and getting education.

Key Stats for Personal Care Attendant (PCA)

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 43 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
71%
5-9 years
16%
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Skills That Affect Personal Care Attendant (PCA) Salaries

Cleaning
▲6%

Elder Care
▲1%

Home Health/Home Care
▼0%

National Average
$21,000

Assisted Living
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 43 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 21%
dental benefits
Dental: 11%
vision benefits
Vision: 10%
no benefits
None: 78%
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