Updated August 18, 2021
Average Care Partner Salary
$13.69 hourly
$28,000 yearly

Entry level Salary
$23,000 yearly
$23,000
10 %
$28,000
Median
$33,000
90 %
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PercentileascdescAnnual SalaryascdescMonthly SalaryascdescHourly Rateascdesc
90th Percentile
$33,000
$2,750
$16
75th Percentile
$31,000
$2,583
$15
Average
$28,468
$2,372
$14
25th Percentile
$25,000
$2,083
$12
10th Percentile
$23,000
$1,917
$11

Average Care Partner Salary By State

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Care Partner average salary by State

StateascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdescJob Countascdesc
Alabama
$23,521
$11.31
Alaska
$31,952
$15.36
Arizona
$26,834
$12.90
Arkansas
$21,865
$10.51
California
$23,665
$11.38
Colorado
$28,122
$13.52
Connecticut
$32,865
$15.80
Delaware
$26,090
$12.54
District of Columbia
$28,413
$13.66
Florida
$24,353
$11.71
Georgia
$23,424
$11.26
Hawaii
$30,026
$14.44
Idaho
$19,628
$9.44
Illinois
$24,279
$11.67
Indiana
$23,354
$11.23
Iowa
$24,507
$11.78
Kansas
$23,859
$11.47
Kentucky
$25,540
$12.28
Louisiana
$18,985
$9.13
Maine
$25,731
$12.37
Maryland
$31,568
$15.18
Massachusetts
$32,683
$15.71
Michigan
$25,756
$12.38
Minnesota
$29,991
$14.42
Mississippi
$28,601
$13.75
Missouri
$22,994
$11.05
Montana
$24,498
$11.78
Nebraska
$28,334
$13.62
Nevada
$24,413
$11.74
New Hampshire
$27,737
$13.34
New Jersey
$29,917
$14.38
New Mexico
$20,383
$9.80
New York
$32,096
$15.43
North Carolina
$22,316
$10.73
North Dakota
$35,489
$17.06
Ohio
$29,465
$14.17
Oklahoma
$22,772
$10.95
Oregon
$29,639
$14.25
Pennsylvania
$28,975
$13.93
Rhode Island
$31,493
$15.14
South Carolina
$20,800
$10.00
South Dakota
$26,323
$12.66
Tennessee
$21,814
$10.49
Texas
$18,572
$8.93
Utah
$26,459
$12.72
Vermont
$30,289
$14.56
Virginia
$26,338
$12.66
Washington
$32,497
$15.62
West Virginia
$26,302
$12.65
Wisconsin
$23,387
$11.24
Wyoming
$26,059
$12.53

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Highest Paying Cities For Care Partner

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CityascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc
Reading, MA
$32,352
$15.55
East Orange, NJ
$30,036
$14.44
Fort Collins, CO
$28,132
$13.53
Pittsburgh, PA
$26,810
$12.89
Sparks, NV
$25,563
$12.29
San Diego, CA
$22,932
$11.03

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How much does a Care Partner make?

The average care partner salary is $28,468 per year, or $13.69 per hour, in the United States. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $23,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $33,000. As most things go, location can be critical. North Dakota, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Washington, and New York provide the highest care partner salaries.

Average Care Partner Salary Over Time

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

Location
    YearascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc% Changeascdesc
    2021
    $28,500
    $13.69
    +3.8%
    2020
    $27,400
    $13.16
    +5.1%
    2019
    $26,000
    $12.49
    +4.3%
    2018
    $24,900
    $11.95
    +2.6%
    2017
    $24,200
    $11.65
    +1.7%

    Average JOB Salary by Field

    Aide

    Avg. salary: $28,743

    Aides are personal employees of their clients who commonly have health issues that render them unable to do certain tasks. They help out their clients with activities they may need assistance in. They may do personal errands such as grocery shopping, cleaning, and cooking. They also provide care for their clients by helping them bathe, dress, brush their teeth, and other personal hygiene activities. Aides also help their clients walk, sit, and eat if their clients' motor functions are compromised. Aides are expected to be patient, caring, and trustworthy.
    50,522 Aide Jobs
    Attending, Ambulatory Care

    Avg. salary: $27,196

    An attending, ambulatory care is responsible for providing patient care, supporting ongoing treatment of health issues, and managing recovery through coordinating with attending physicians or other medical professionals. They evaluate medical records, including history and consultation purposes, develop a necessary care plan, keep an accurate medical chart, and schedule laboratory tests and follow-up as needed. An attending, ambulatory care must have extensive knowledge of the medical principles and disciplines to monitor the patients' condition and observe medical measures.
    121,121 Attending, Ambulatory Care Jobs
    Direct Support Professional

    Avg. salary: $29,469

    Direct support professionals are responsible for taking care of patients with physical or mental limitations. They do a variety of tasks for their patients, such as doing household chores, running errands for them, cooking for them, feeding them, bathing and dressing them, and helping them with their medication, among others. They also provide their patients with companionship, accompanying their patients to appointments, providing emotional support, and being with their patients for the most part of the day. They should be familiar with their patients' prescribed medicines, meal plans, therapy schedules, and other items related to the betterment of the patients' condition. Direct support professionals help the patients overcome their challenges and assist them in acclimating themselves with their current environment.
    80,664 Direct Support Professional Jobs
    Homemaker

    Avg. salary: $25,420

    Homemakers specialize in performing daily tasks related to cleanliness, organization, and other household routine activities such as cooking and laundry. Furthermore, a homemaker may also be responsible for looking after the care or welfare of children or the elderly. Among the duties may revolve around managing their schedules and assisting them in basic hygienic needs such as bathing, dressing, and feeding if necessary. A homemaker can also take charge of budgeting, often having to purchase groceries regularly and pay bills.
    3,985 Homemaker Jobs
    Companion

    Avg. salary: $24,125

    A companion is responsible for assisting sick and recovered patients, as well as the elderly. Companions perform housekeeping duties, ensuring that a facility is well-maintained and safe for the use of the patients. They also monitor the patients' medication, prepare their meals based on a medical professional's prescription, support them on their daily activities, respond to the patients' needs and special requests as allowed, and report any developments to their family or guardians. A companion must be compassionate enough to extend physical and emotional support, depending on the client's condition.
    44,226 Companion Jobs
    Provider

    Avg. salary: $87,302

    Health care providers are health professionals and health organizations offering health care treatment and diagnosis services. These professionals play significant roles with patients through consultation, treatment, and advice. The health care they provide is of different variations. They even perform other procedures depending on the needs of the patients. Their responsibilities include comprehensive care and specialist work. Also, they help in duties, medication, and housekeeping. They transport clients to and from errands, activities, and appointments.
    61,431 Provider Jobs
    Job TitleascdescAnnual SalaryascdescMonthly SalaryascdescHourly RateascdescJob Openingsascdesc
    Aide
    $28,743
    $2,395
    $13.82
    50,522
    Attending, Ambulatory Care
    $27,196
    $2,266
    $13.08
    121,121
    Direct Support Professional
    $29,469
    $2,456
    $14.17
    80,664
    Homemaker
    $25,421
    $2,118
    $12.22
    3,985
    Companion
    $24,125
    $2,010
    $11.60
    44,226
    Provider
    $87,302
    $7,275
    $41.97
    61,431
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    Care Partner Salaries By Years Of Experience

    The salary for a care partner 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.
    Experience LevelascdescAvg. SalaryascdescHourly Rateascdesc
    Entry Level
    $22,300
    $10.70
    Mid Level
    $28,600
    $13.73
    Senior Level
    $30,600
    $14.73

    Which Companies Pay Care Partners The Most?

    To earn a high income as a care partner, working for Baystate Health or MaineGeneral Health might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like UC Health and Vanderbilt University Medical Center report highly competitive wages for care partners.
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    Recently Added Care Partner Salaries

    Location
    CompanyascdescJobascdescLocationascdescDate AddedascdescSalaryascdesc
    Centura Health
    Care Partner Qmap (Days)
    Care Partner Qmap (Days)
    Denver, CO
    08/31/2021
    $31,305
    08/31/2021
    Uchealth
    Advanced Care Partner-Oncology
    Advanced Care Partner-Oncology
    Denver, CO
    08/30/2021
    $31,931
    08/30/2021
    Uc Health
    Advanced Care Partner (ACP)-Med Surg 4E
    Advanced Care Partner (ACP)-Med Surg 4E
    Colorado Springs, CO
    08/28/2021
    $31,305
    08/28/2021
    Highgate Senior Living Account
    Care Partner/Caregiver
    Care Partner/Caregiver
    Great Falls, MT
    08/27/2021
    $31,305
    08/27/2021
    Highgate Senior Living
    Care Partner/Caregiver
    Care Partner/Caregiver
    Great Falls, MT
    08/26/2021
    $31,305
    08/26/2021
    Uc Health
    Advanced Care Partner-Nicu
    Advanced Care Partner-Nicu
    Aurora, CO
    08/05/2021
    $31,931
    08/05/2021
    Uchealth
    Respiratory Therapy Care Partner
    Respiratory Therapy Care Partner
    Denver, CO
    08/03/2021
    $31,931
    08/03/2021
    Right at Home
    Unlicensed Care Partner
    Unlicensed Care Partner
    Toone, TN
    08/03/2021
    $21,914
    08/03/2021
    Lingo Staffing
    Care Partner
    Care Partner
    Cumming, GA
    08/01/2021
    $25,044
    08/01/2021
    Right at Home
    Unlicensed Care Partner
    Unlicensed Care Partner
    Portland, OR
    08/01/2021
    $31,305
    08/01/2021

    Average Care Partner Salary by Demographic

    Care Partner Gender Pay Gap

    male-income
    Male Income
    $27,715
    female-income
    Female Income
    $27,471
    Genderascdesc
    Incomeascdesc
    Male$27,715
    Female$27,471
    Median Care Partner Income by Race
    Black or african american care partners have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. Black or African American care partners have the lowest average salary at $27,313.
    $30,000
    $24,000
    $18,000
    $12,000
    $6,000
    $0
    White
    Black or African American
    Asian
    Hispanic or Latino
    Ethnicityascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    White$27,610
    Black or African American$27,775
    Asian$27,619
    Hispanic or Latino$27,646
    Average Care Partner Salary by Education Level
    Care partners with a Masters degree earn more than those without, at $28,616 annually. With a Bachelors degree, care partners earn a median annual income of $28,120 compared to $27,883 for care partners with an Associate degree.
    $30,000
    $24,000
    $18,000
    $12,000
    $6,000
    $0
    High School Diploma or Less
    Master's Degree
    Bachelor's Degree
    Some College/ Associate Degree
    Educationascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    High School Diploma or Less$27,471
    Master's Degree$28,616
    Bachelor's Degree$28,120
    Some College/ Associate Degree$27,883