"patient care," "medication administration," and "direct care" aren't the only skills we found care providers list on their resumes. In fact, there's a whole list of care provider responsibilities that we found, including:
We've found that 28.1% of care providers have earned a bachelor's degree. Furthermore, 3.5% earned their master's degrees before becoming a care provider. While it's true that some care providers have a college degree, it's generally possible to become one with only a high school degree. In fact, one out of every three care providers did not spend the extra money to attend college.
Those care providers who do attend college, typically earn either business degrees or nursing degrees. Less commonly earned degrees for care providers include psychology degrees or medical assisting services degrees.
When you're ready to become a care provider, you might wonder which companies hire care providers. According to our research through care provider resumes, care providers are mostly hired by Care.com, Catholic Health Services, and Georgia Department of Economic Development. Now is a good time to apply as Care.com has 2,508 care providers job openings, and there are 8 at Catholic Health Services and 8 at Georgia Department of Economic Development.
Since salary is important to some care providers, it's good to note that they are figured to earn the highest salaries at Memorial Hermann Health System, Catholic Health Initiatives, and MedStar Health. If you were to take a closer look at Memorial Hermann Health System, you'd find that the average care provider salary is $75,915. Then at Catholic Health Initiatives, care providers receive an average salary of $57,427, while the salary at MedStar Health is $55,797.
For the most part, care providers make their living in the health care and non profits industries. Care providers tend to make the most in the government industry with an average salary of $33,839. The care provider annual salary in the health care and telecommunication industries generally make $24,154 and $20,618 respectively. Additionally, care providers who work in the government industry make 71.4% more than care providers in the non profits Industry.