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How Much Does a Senior Caregiver Earn In The United States?

Senior Caregiver Salaries
Updated April 6, 2021
Average Yearly Salary
$25,000
$19,000
$25,000
$33,000
Senior caregivers in the United States make an average salary of $25,397 per year or $12.21 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $19,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $33,000. As most things go, location can be critical. North Dakota, Vermont, New Jersey, Washington, and Minnesota provide the highest senior caregiver salaries.
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Where Senior Caregivers Earn The Most

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

Average Salary

How Much Do Senior Caregivers Earn In Different Cities?

While a senior caregiver can average a salary of $25,397 per year, or $12.21 per hour, there are many opportunities for senior caregivers to make more. For example, in Fort Collins, CO you might make $29,521 per year. Other high-paying locations include Concord, CA, Westerville, OH and Jackson, MS. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to Fort Collins, CO where the average starting salary is $19,000. The highest paying states for senior caregivers include North Dakota, Vermont and New Jersey. Meanwhile, North Carolina, Arkansas, and Tennessee offer the lowest salaries.
Location
1. Fort Collins, CO
$29,521
Avg. Salary
$15k
$36k
2. Concord, CA
$28,870
Avg. Salary
$15k
$36k
3. Westerville, OH
$27,842
Avg. Salary
$15k
$36k
4. Jackson, MS
$26,361
Avg. Salary
$15k
$36k
5. Easton, PA
$26,073
Avg. Salary
$15k
$36k
6. White Lake, MI
$25,703
Avg. Salary
$15k
$36k

High Paying Senior Caregiver Jobs

Which Companies Pay Senior Caregivers The Most?

To earn a high income as a senior caregiver, working for Visiting Angels or Sunrise Senior Living Management might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like Home Instead Senior Care and Brightstar report highly competitive wages for senior caregivers.
Company
Avg. Salary
$18k
$38k
Avg. Salary
$18k
$38k
Avg. Salary
$18k
$38k
Avg. Salary
$18k
$38k

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Senior Caregiver Salary History

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    Recently Added Senior Caregiver Salaries

    Location
    CompanyascdescJobascdescLocationascdescDate AddedascdescSalaryascdesc
    Caregivers or Cnas for In Home Care for Seniors
    Caregivers or Cnas for In Home Care for Seniors
    Sacramento, CA
    Sacramento, CA
    01/27/2021
    01/27/2021
    $30,783
    $30,783
    01/27/2021
    Right at Home
    Right at Home
    Caregiver for Seniors
    Caregiver for Seniors
    Caregiver for Seniors
    Germantown, MD
    Germantown, MD
    01/25/2021
    01/25/2021
    $22,957
    $22,957
    01/25/2021
    A First Name Basis
    A First Name Basis
    Senior/Developmental Disabilities Caregiver
    Senior/Developmental Disabilities Caregiver
    Senior/Developmental Disabilities Caregiver
    Shreveport, LA
    Shreveport, LA
    01/13/2021
    01/13/2021
    $16,696
    $16,696
    01/13/2021
    A First Name Basis
    A First Name Basis
    Senior/Developmental Disabilities Caregiver
    Senior/Developmental Disabilities Caregiver
    Senior/Developmental Disabilities Caregiver
    Vicksburg, MS
    Vicksburg, MS
    01/13/2021
    01/13/2021
    $16,696
    $16,696
    01/13/2021
    Senior Caregiver-Bonuses Included
    Senior Caregiver-Bonuses Included
    Fresno, CA
    Fresno, CA
    12/10/2020
    12/10/2020
    $33,392
    $33,392
    12/10/2020
    Senior Caregiver-Immediate Shifts Available
    Senior Caregiver-Immediate Shifts Available
    Pensacola, FL
    Pensacola, FL
    12/04/2020
    12/04/2020
    $21,914
    $21,914
    12/04/2020
    Norwood Crossing
    Norwood Crossing
    Caregiver Openings! (Come-and-Go) In Senior's Homes!
    Caregiver Openings! (Come-and-Go) In Senior's Homes!
    Caregiver Openings! (Come-and-Go) In Senior's Homes!
    Chicago, IL
    Chicago, IL
    11/22/2020
    11/22/2020
    $29,218
    $29,218
    11/22/2020
    Senior Caregiver Needed
    Senior Caregiver Needed
    Fresno, CA
    Fresno, CA
    11/10/2020
    11/10/2020
    $33,392
    $33,392
    11/10/2020
    A First Name Basis
    A First Name Basis
    Senior/Developmental Disabilities Caregiver
    Senior/Developmental Disabilities Caregiver
    Senior/Developmental Disabilities Caregiver
    Jackson, MS
    Jackson, MS
    11/02/2020
    11/02/2020
    $16,696
    $16,696
    11/02/2020
    A First Name Basis
    A First Name Basis
    Senior/Developmental Disabilities Caregiver
    Senior/Developmental Disabilities Caregiver
    Senior/Developmental Disabilities Caregiver
    Baton Rouge, LA
    Baton Rouge, LA
    11/02/2020
    11/02/2020
    $16,696
    $16,696
    11/02/2020