Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Personal Caregiver is $12.66
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Personal Caregivers?
An entry-level Personal Caregiver with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $10.73 based on 16 salaries. An early career Personal Caregiver with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $11.45 based on 167 salaries. A …Read more
What Do Personal Caregivers Do?
A personal caregiver works in a home to administer care to patients who are elderly or disabled. The scope of the work depends largely on the patients’ needs; in some cases, the personal caregiver may feed, bathe, and change the patient, or simply make sure he/she receives nutrition and prescribed medication and participates in social/community activities. Those in this position may also act as liaisons between a patient and health care providers, such as doctors, and must effectively …Read more