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 21% less than similar careers in Delaware. On average, they make less than medical transcriptionists.

Career Median Salary
Medical transcriptionist salary $30K
Psychiatric technician salary $31K
Orderly salary $34K
Home health aide salary $28K
Veterinary assistant salary $26K
Personal care aide salary $23K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)