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Care Associate Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$30,000
$18,000
$30,000
$48,000
Care associates in the United States make an average salary of $30,214 per year or $14.53 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $18,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $48,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Alabama, Mississippi, Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Tennessee provide the highest care associate salaries.
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Map of Care Associate Salaries

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

Average Salary

Average Care Associate Salary By Location

If both location and money are important to you, then you might want to check out moving to Alabama, Mississippi and Arkansas, as these three states offer the highest salaries throughout the U.S. for care associates. Quite opposite of that list is the lowest paying states, which are Maine, Vermont, and North Dakota.

City
Average Salary
Spartanburg, SC
Spartanburg, SC
$58,626
$59k
Atlanta, GA
Atlanta, GA
$55,211
$55k
New York, NY
New York, NY
$54,291
$54k
Gulfport, MS
Gulfport, MS
$53,987
$54k
Baltimore, MD
Baltimore, MD
$53,093
$53k
Los Angeles, CA
Los Angeles, CA
$52,228
$52k
Arlington, VA
Arlington, VA
$51,555
$52k
Washington, DC
Washington, DC
$50,790
$51k
Philadelphia, PA
Philadelphia, PA
$50,410
$50k
Goodyear, AZ
Goodyear, AZ
$48,980
$49k

High Paying Care Associate Jobs

Average Care Associate Salary By Company

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 Analysis Group and Tenet Healthcare as they offer the highest salaries for care associates.

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Care Associate Salary History

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    Care Associate Salary By Experience Level

    The salary for a care associate 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.

    Recently Added Care Associate Salaries

    CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
    Ombudsperson & Sycamores Care Associate Director
    Ombudsperson & Sycamores Care Associate Director
    Terre Haute, IN
    Terre Haute, IN
    10/28/2020
    10/28/2020
    $47,483
    $47,483
    10/28/2020
    Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
    Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
    Safety Care Associate-Student
    Safety Care Associate-Student
    Safety Care Associate-Student
    Columbus, OH
    Columbus, OH
    10/26/2020
    10/26/2020
    $25,962
    $25,962
    10/26/2020
    Call Center/Patient Care Associate
    Call Center/Patient Care Associate
    Duluth, MN
    Duluth, MN
    10/26/2020
    10/26/2020
    $33,601
    $33,601
    10/26/2020
    Floor Care Associate
    Floor Care Associate
    Vancouver, WA
    Vancouver, WA
    10/24/2020
    10/24/2020
    $33,079
    $33,079
    10/24/2020
    Guest Care Associate
    Guest Care Associate
    Dallas, TX
    Dallas, TX
    10/23/2020
    10/23/2020
    $25,566
    $25,566
    10/23/2020
    Lifewell Senior Living
    Lifewell Senior Living
    Care Associate
    Care Associate
    Care Associate
    Leander, TX
    Leander, TX
    10/23/2020
    10/23/2020
    $27,131
    $27,131
    10/23/2020
    Patient Care Associate I-Forest Park Kidney Center
    Patient Care Associate I-Forest Park Kidney Center
    Saint Louis, MO
    Saint Louis, MO
    10/23/2020
    10/23/2020
    $28,801
    $28,801
    10/23/2020
    Patient Care Associate (PCA)-Primary Care
    Patient Care Associate (PCA)-Primary Care
    Austin, MN
    Austin, MN
    10/19/2020
    10/19/2020
    $31,806
    $31,806
    10/19/2020
    Potomac Floral Wholesale
    Potomac Floral Wholesale
    Plant Care Associate
    Plant Care Associate
    Plant Care Associate
    Silver Spring, MD
    Silver Spring, MD
    10/17/2020
    10/17/2020
    $29,218
    $29,218
    10/17/2020
    Country Meadows Retirement Communities
    Country Meadows Retirement Communities
    Personal Care Associate 3Pm-11Pm
    Personal Care Associate 3Pm-11Pm
    Personal Care Associate 3Pm-11Pm
    Bridgeville, PA
    Bridgeville, PA
    10/16/2020
    10/16/2020
    $30,262
    $30,262
    10/16/2020