Personal care aide earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Personal care aide salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Alaska $33,160
Alabama $18,277
Arkansas $18,766
Arizona $23,700
California $22,548
Colorado $24,290
Connecticut $25,950
District of Columbia $29,550
Delaware $23,220
Florida $22,210
Georgia $21,310
Hawaii $26,393
Iowa $25,050
Idaho $21,044
Illinois $21,578
Indiana $23,428
Kansas $20,583
Kentucky $23,175
Louisiana $18,640
Massachusetts $28,870
Maryland $26,910
Maine $24,650
Michigan $23,000
Minnesota $25,750
Missouri $22,280
Mississippi $20,720
Montana $23,640
North Carolina $21,010
North Dakota $32,320
Nebraska $24,710
New Hampshire $26,470
New Jersey $28,840
New Mexico $19,910
Nevada $23,020
New York $25,990
Ohio $22,750
Oklahoma $19,280
Oregon $26,269
Pennsylvania $24,776
Puerto Rico $18,190
Rhode Island $26,890
South Carolina $20,620
South Dakota $23,840
Tennessee $21,060
Texas $19,340
Utah $24,340
Virginia $19,700
Virgin Islands $23,090
Vermont $27,550
Washington $28,650
Wisconsin $23,780
West Virginia $19,910
Wyoming $25,840

How do personal care aide salaries compare to similar careers?

Personal care aides earn about the same as related careers in the United States. On average, they make less than medical secretaries but more than home health aides.

Career Median Salary
Medical secretary salary $30K
Pharmacy technician salary $29K
Psychiatric aide salary $29K
Medical assistant salary $29K
Orderly salary $26K
Personal care aide salary $26K
Veterinary assistant salary $22K
Home health aide salary $22K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)