The average hourly pay for a Personal Care Worker is $10.53.
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Job Description for Personal Care Worker
Personal care workers provide services to clients that follow these clients' care plans. They are responsible for reporting changes in clients’ mental, physical, and cognitive conditions. Additionally, they provide everyday assistance in areas such as meal preparation, housekeeping, grocery shopping, medication schedules, and going with their clients to their doctor’s appointments. Clients may also need help with personal care tasks such as dressing, bathing, grooming, and completing other relat…Read more
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Pay by Experience Level for Personal Care Worker
An entry-level Personal Care Worker with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $10.20 based on 33 salaries. An early career Personal Care Worker with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $10.51 based on 72 salaries. A mid-career Personal Care Worker with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $10.50 based on 41 salaries. An experienced Personal Care Worker with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $10.90 based on 30 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $11.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Personal Care Worker in their job title in Wausau, Wisconsin earn an average of 4.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Denver, Colorado (4.5% more) and Madison, Wisconsin (4.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (4.2% less).
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