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How Much Does an Aide Earn In The United States?

Aide Salaries
Updated December 31, 2020
Average Yearly Salary
$26,000
$19,000
$26,000
$35,000
Aides in the United States make an average salary of $26,407 per year or $12.7 per hour. In terms of salary range, an entry level aide salary is roughly $19,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $35,000. If you like following the crowd, health care and non profits companies tend to attract the most workers in this field. But if you're in it for the money, then you'll want to seek out education, non profits, and health care companies, as employees in each industry have reported the highest salaries. As most things go, location can be critical. Alaska, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, and New Hampshire provide the highest aide salaries.
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Where Aides Earn The Most

The darker areas on the map show where aides earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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How Much Do Aides Earn In Different Cities?

If both location and money are important to you, then you might want to check out moving to Alaska, Massachusetts and New Jersey, as these three states offer the highest salaries throughout the U.S. for aides. Quite opposite of that list is the lowest paying states, which are Arkansas, Missouri, and South Carolina.
Location
City
Average Salary

Belmont, MA

Salary Range29k - 42k$35k$35,389
New York, NY
Salary Range25k - 38k$31k$31,394

Olympia, WA

Salary Range24k - 34k$29k$29,269
Detroit, MI
Salary Range23k - 34k$28k$28,223
Minneapolis, MN
Salary Range23k - 33k$28k$27,799

Allentown, PA

Salary Range22k - 33k$27k$27,197
Sacramento, CA
Salary Range22k - 31k$27k$26,647
Portland, OR
Salary Range20k - 28k$24k$24,450
Phoenix, AZ
Salary Range19k - 29k$24k$23,961
Denver, CO
Salary Range19k - 28k$24k$23,580
$15k
$42k

High Paying Aide Jobs

Which Companies Pay Aides The Most?

If you insist on knowing when your check is going to come and for how much, then you'd be better off working for companies like Carthage Central School District and Michigan State University as they offer the highest salaries for aides.
Company
Company
Average Salary
Carthage Central School District
Salary Range55k - 65k$60k$60,360
Michigan State University
Salary Range54k - 66k$60k$60,197
University of Alaska
Salary Range51k - 63k$57k$57,075
Texas A&M University Corpus Christi
Salary Range48k - 59k$54k$53,813
Lockheed Martin
Salary Range45k - 56k$51k$50,787
The Philadelphia Housing Authority
Salary Range47k - 54k$51k$50,564
University of Tennessee
Salary Range35k - 45k$40k$40,261
City University of New York
Salary Range33k - 45k$39k$39,068
Fountain Valley
Salary Range34k - 42k$39k$38,614
New York State Veterans Home
Salary Range34k - 43k$38k$38,460
$31k
$66k

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Aide Salary History

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    How Experience Affects Aide Salaries

    The salary for an aide can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

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    $21,496
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    $24,001
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    Lansing, NY
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    01/19/2021
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    $43,472
    $43,472
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    Community Action Program for Central Arkansas
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    Conway, AR
    Conway, AR
    01/19/2021
    01/19/2021
    $22,957
    $22,957
    01/19/2021
    Behavior Aide
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    Mather, CA
    Mather, CA
    01/16/2021
    01/16/2021
    $31,827
    $31,827
    01/16/2021
    Botanical Garden Aide
    Botanical Garden Aide
    New York, NY
    New York, NY
    01/16/2021
    01/16/2021
    $35,191
    $35,191
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