Curious about caregiver wages?
Naturally this varies by location, experience, duties required as well as the work setting...
A recent study conducted by PayScale.com found that most Caregivers in the United States are women. The median pay for people in this role is approximately $10.07 per hour. Compensation ranges between $8.22 per hour and $14.88.
The majority of Caregivers claim high levels of job satisfaction. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
The study also found that certain skills or certifications may lead to increased compensation such as:
- Hospice Care
- C.N.A. Certification
- Experience with Dementia Care