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Updated May 7, 2021

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Experience

$27,327 /yr
Average Base Pay

5,240 salaries

$22K

Low

$27K

Average

$34K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for a Caregiver is $27,327 in United States. Filter by location to see Caregiver salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 5,240 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Caregiver employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Caregiver$27,327 /yr
L3
Senior Caregiver$42,406 /yr
L4
Staff Caregiver$29,482 /yr
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Home Instead
3.7

Home Instead

Caregiver - Hourly

$12

 /hr
Range: $7 - $669
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$7

$669

$7 - $669 Range

Visiting Angels
3.9

Visiting Angels

Caregiver - Hourly

$12

 /hr
Range: $8 - $24

$8

$24

$8 - $24 Range

Comfort Keepers
3.5

Comfort Keepers

Caregiver - Hourly

$11

 /hr
Range: $8 - $25

$8

$25

$8 - $25 Range

Sunrise Senior Living
3.4

Sunrise Senior Living

Caregiver

$27,697

 /yr
Range: $20K - $55K

$20K

$55K

$20,262 - $54,577 Range

Home Instead
3.7

Home Instead

Caregiver - Hourly

$11

 /hr
Range: $5 - $18

$5

$18

$5 - $18 Range

Brookdale Senior Living
3

Brookdale Senior Living

Caregiver

$24,620

 /yr
Range: $19K - $36K

$19K

$36K

$19,253 - $35,666 Range

Right at Home
3.9

Right at Home

Caregiver - Hourly

$12

 /hr
Range: $8 - $31

$8

$31

$8 - $31 Range

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Kennedy Care
3.5

Kennedy Care

Caregiver - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $12 - $14

$12

$14

$12 - $14 Range

Caring Senior Service
3.1

Caring Senior Service

Caregiver - Hourly

$12

 /hr
Range: $8 - $16

$8

$16

$8 - $16 Range

Visiting Angels
3.9

Visiting Angels

Caregiver - Hourly

$11

 /hr
Range: $8 - $18

$8

$18

$8 - $18 Range

BrightStar Care
3.9

BrightStar Care

Caregiver - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $8 - $23

$8

$23

$8 - $23 Range

Assisting Hands
3.6

Assisting Hands

Caregiver - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $10 - $31

$10

$31

$10 - $31 Range

Comfort Keepers
3.5

Comfort Keepers

Caregiver - Hourly

$11

 /hr
Range: $7 - $15

$7

$15

$7 - $15 Range

Kindred at Home
3.2

Kindred at Home

Caregiver

$23,594

 /yr
Range: $18K - $32K

$18K

$32K

$18,465 - $32,313 Range

Home Care Assistance
4

Home Care Assistance

Caregiver - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $10 - $29

$10

$29

$10 - $29 Range

Home Helpers
3.7

Home Helpers

Caregiver - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $8 - $35

$8

$35

$8 - $35 Range

AccentCare
3.2

AccentCare

Caregiver - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $11 - $21

$11

$21

$11 - $21 Range

Right at Home
3.9

Right at Home

Caregiver - Hourly

$11

 /hr
Range: $9 - $16

$9

$16

$9 - $16 Range

Homewatch CareGivers
4

Homewatch CareGivers

Caregiver - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $11 - $24

$11

$24

$11 - $24 Range

Always Best Care Senior Services
3.7

Always Best Care Senior Services

Caregiver - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $8 - $21

$8

$21

$8 - $21 Range

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Frequently asked questions about Caregiver salaries

The average salary for a Caregiver is $27,327 in United States. Salaries estimates are based on 5240 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Caregiver employees in United States.

The highest salary for a Caregiver in United States is $34,200 per year.

The lowest salary for a Caregiver in United States is $21,835 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent caregiver salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$14
hourly
A Caregiver in the Ann Arbor, MI Area area reported making $14 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Ann Arbor, MI Area area
Part-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$2,999
monthly
A Caregiver in the Abilene, TX Area area reported making $2,999 per month
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Abilene, TX Area area
Temporary
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$11
hourly
An In Home Caregiver in the Cincinnati, OH Area area reported making $11 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Cincinnati, OH Area area
Part-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Franchise
$15
hourly
An Aide in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $15 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Per Diem
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$14
hourly
A Hha/Caregiver in the Philadelphia, PA Area area reported making $14 per hour
Job Highlights
Philadelphia, PA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$16
hourly
A Home Health Aide in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $16 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$12
hourly
A Caregiver in the Fayetteville, NC Area area reported making $12 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Fayetteville, NC Area area
Part-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Franchise
$11
hourly
A Caregiver in the Nashville, TN Area area reported making $11 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Nashville, TN Area area
Part-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Franchise