Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Senior Caregiver is $12.70
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Senior Caregivers?
An early career Senior Caregiver with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $11.51 based on 5 salaries. A mid-career Senior Caregiver with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.00 based on 9 salaries. An experienced Senior Caregiver …Read more
What Do Senior Caregivers Do?
A senior caregiver generally works in a senior living facility or the home of a patient, taking care of the older adults under their supervision. Duties may include helping administer medicine, offering companionship, and cooking, as well as performing housekeeping and laundry duties. The senior caregiver may run errands and perform personal hygiene care as well. Good interpersonal skills are necessary in this position, as the caregiver is often expected to perform duties such as reading aloud …Read more