Residential Caregiver Salary

Average Residential Caregivers in the United States make around $10.63 per hour. Work is enjoyable for Residential Caregivers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Slightly less than a third have medical and dental plans, and around an eighth have vision insurance. Women make up the vast majority of Residential Caregivers (85 percent) who answered the questionnaire. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$14,497 - $56,618
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$57K
MEDIAN: $25,314
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$8.47 - $14.93
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Salary $14,497 - $56,618
Total Pay (?
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$17,985 - $35,724
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 20
Hourly Data $0$22
Hourly Rate $8.47 - $14.93
Overtime $10.84 - $22.65
Annual Data $0$35K
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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$17,985 - $35,724
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 131

Job Description for Residential Caregiver

Residential caregivers assist elderly and disabled patients with daily living. This is often a live-in position, so these caregivers may be expected to be available around-the-clock to provide assistance whenever necessary; some may even work up to 12 hours per day, though they usually have one or two days off per week. In these cases, they may be relieved by other caregivers who can assist patients.

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Residential Caregiver Tasks

  • Change bed linens, wash and iron patients' laundry, and clean patients' quarters.
  • Perform a variety of duties as requested by client, such as obtaining household supplies or running errands.
  • Monitor food and liquid intake and vital signs.
  • Maintain records of patient care, condition, progress, or problems to report and discuss observations with supervisor or case manager.
  • Transport clients to locations outside the home, such as to physicians' offices or on outings, using a motor vehicle.

Residential Caregiver Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Residential Caregiver

Pay by Experience for a Residential Caregiver has a positive trend. An entry-level Residential Caregiver with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $22,000 based on 78 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Residential Caregiver with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $22,000 based on 33 salaries. An experienced Residential Caregiver which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $25,000 based on 36 salaries. A Residential Caregiver with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $24,000 based on 14 salaries.

Residential Caregiver Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Residential Caregiver?

Residential Caregiver in New Kensington:
"I find the work rewarding but undercompensated."
Pros: Helping people who are unable to help themselves.
Cons: Wages.

Residential Caregiver in Sauk Centre:
Make sure you are somewhere all staff are held to same expectations. Know that residents are there for your guidance. So make sure this iswhat you want.be ppatient and caring.

Residential Caregiver in Jacksonville:
"Always strive to do your best. Postive Always."
Have love, compassion, caring in your heart. Treat people the way you would want to be treated at all times. Respect goes along ways when giving. Remember to check your person issues at the door and your here to do a job and make someone else happy. Listen to your client and their needs. Most of all, just be a friend to whom ever you come across.

Key Stats for Residential Caregiver

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Residential Caregiver Salaries

Experienced
▲5%

Late-Career
▲1%

National Average
$24,000

Entry-Level
▼7%

Mid-Career
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 29%
dental benefits
Dental: 26%
vision benefits
Vision: 12%
no benefits
None: 67%