Respite Care Provider Salary

Median pay for Respite Care Providers in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $10.73 per hour. Roughly a seventh receive medical and dental insurance and less than one in ten get vision plans. The vast majority of Respite Care Providers (86 percent) who participated in the survey are women. Job satisfaction for Respite Care Providers is high. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$9.38 - $15.98
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MEDIAN: $10.80
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Hourly Data $0$19
Hourly Rate $9.38 - $15.98
Hourly Tips $0.59
Overtime $1.21 - $19.57
Annual Data $0$34K
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$19,567 - $34,741
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 130

Job Description for Respite Care Provider

Respite care is necessary when a sick or disabled person is cared for by a friend or family member, and that loved one needs a short-term facility to have a break from caring for that patient. Sometimes, a caregiver neglects his/her own health while providing for loved ones, and these facilities allow them to focus on themselves temporarily while maintaining great care for their patient. Respite care can be done at a facility or at the home of the caregiver.

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Respite Care Provider Tasks

  • Perform housekeeping duties, such as cooking, cleaning, washing clothes and dishes, and running errands.
  • Provide personal care, companionship and help for individuals and families during periods of incapacitation, family disruption or convalescence.
  • Assist elderly or disabled adults and children with daily living activities at the person's home or residential facility.
  • Transport clients by car to locations outside the home, such as to physicians' offices or outings.

Respite Care Provider Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Respite Care Provider

Pay by Experience for a Respite Care Provider has a positive trend. An entry-level Respite Care Provider with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $22,000 based on 87 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Respite Care Provider with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $23,000 based on 38 salaries. An experienced Respite Care Provider which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $23,000 based on 26 salaries. A Respite Care Provider with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $23,000 based on 13 salaries.

Respite Care Provider Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Respite Care Provider?

Respite Care Provider in Richmond:
"Working with people with intellectual disabilities."
Love what you do, remember they are people also. If it's about the money only, then this is not the right job for you. Look at them as if they were one of your family members. Don't mistreat them.

Respite Care Provider in West Springfield:
"How much does everyone else earn."
Should I stay on or move on that us my question.

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Key Stats for Respite Care Provider

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
13%

Experience Affects Respite Care Provider Salaries

Mid-Career
▲2%

Experienced
▼0%

National Average
$23,000

Late-Career
▼2%

Entry-Level
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 15%
dental benefits
Dental: 10%
vision benefits
Vision: 5%
no benefits
None: 85%