Senior Caregiver Pay Rates

Senior caregivers may work for a senior home care agency, assisted living community, hospice or nursing home. Training requirements and pay vary based on the employer and the job position. Pay will be more than minimum wage in each state. Hiring companies usually provide free training to new employees. Pay rates will be higher in cities and lower in rural areas with a lower cost of living.

Hourly Pay Rate for Beginning Non-medical Senior Caregivers: $8 - $12
Hourly Pay Rate for Experienced Non-medical Senior Caregivers: $9 - $15
Hourly Pay Rate for Certified Nursing Aides (C.N.A.’s): $10 - $16
Hourly Pay Rate for Certified Home Health Aides (C.H.H.A.’s): $9 - $16

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