View all jobs →

Would you like to post jobs on this career? Find the best candidates using Sokanu's new psychometric job platform. Visit employers.sokanu.com today.

Find your perfect career

Would you make a good personal care aide? Sokanu's free assessment reveals how compatible you are with a career across 5 dimensions!

Take the free career test

What is the average salary for Personal Care Aides in the United States?

Personal Care Aides earn an average hourly wage of $10.20. Hourly wages typically start from $7.97 and go up to $13.42. Personal Care Aides earn an average salary of $21,210 per year. Salaries typically start from $16,580 and go up to $27,910.

These numbers may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location.

Learn more about the Personal Care Aide job market for salaries of real jobs in your area.

Highest

The top 10% of Personal Care Aides in the United States earn:

$13.42 an hour $27,910 per year
Senior

The top 25% of Personal Care Aides in the United States earn:

$11.27 an hour $23,450 per year
Experienced

The top 50% of Personal Care Aides in the United States earn:

$9.83 an hour $20,440 per year
Junior

The bottom 25% of Personal Care Aides in the United States earn:

$8.66 an hour $18,000 per year
Starting

The bottom 10% of Personal Care Aides in the United States earn:

$7.97 an hour $16,580 per year

Historical salary for Personal Care Aides in the United States

Personal Care Aide salary by state

Click on a state to learn more

State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Personal Care Aide Salary in Alaska $14.46 $30,080 # 1
Personal Care Aide Salary in North Dakota $14.33 $29,800 # 2
Personal Care Aide Salary in New Jersey $14.06 $29,250 # 3
Personal Care Aide Salary in Delaware $12.56 $26,130 # 4
Personal Care Aide Salary in Massachusetts $12.56 $26,120 # 5
Personal Care Aide Salary in Connecticut $12.35 $25,690 # 6
Personal Care Aide Salary in Hawaii $12.18 $25,330 # 7
Personal Care Aide Salary in Washington $11.84 $24,620 # 8
Personal Care Aide Salary in New York $11.73 $24,410 # 9
Personal Care Aide Salary in Maryland $11.41 $23,730 # 10
Personal Care Aide Salary in District of Columbia $11.25 $23,390 # 11
Personal Care Aide Salary in New Hampshire $11.18 $23,260 # 12
Personal Care Aide Salary in Minnesota $11.10 $23,080 # 13
Personal Care Aide Salary in Oregon $11.09 $23,060 # 14
Personal Care Aide Salary in Rhode Island $10.96 $22,790 # 15
Personal Care Aide Salary in Iowa $10.75 $22,370 # 16
Personal Care Aide Salary in Nebraska $10.71 $22,280 # 17
Personal Care Aide Salary in Pennsylvania $10.62 $22,080 # 18
Personal Care Aide Salary in California $10.59 $22,020 # 19
Personal Care Aide Salary in Montana $10.49 $21,810 # 20
Personal Care Aide Salary in Wyoming $10.45 $21,740 # 21
Personal Care Aide Salary in Illinois $10.42 $21,680 # 22
Personal Care Aide Salary in Maine $10.33 $21,480 # 23
Personal Care Aide Salary in Wisconsin $10.30 $21,420 # 24
Personal Care Aide Salary in Colorado $10.29 $21,410 # 25
Personal Care Aide Salary in Florida $10.22 $21,260 # 26
Personal Care Aide Salary in Arizona $10.14 $21,100 # 27
Personal Care Aide Salary in Nevada $10.13 $21,070 # 28
Personal Care Aide Salary in Ohio $10.10 $21,010 # 29
Personal Care Aide Salary in Michigan $9.89 $20,580 # 30
Personal Care Aide Salary in Utah $9.76 $20,300 # 31
Personal Care Aide Salary in Kansas $9.74 $20,260 # 32
Personal Care Aide Salary in South Dakota $9.71 $20,200 # 33
Personal Care Aide Salary in Georgia $9.58 $19,930 # 34
Personal Care Aide Salary in Kentucky $9.57 $19,910 # 35
Personal Care Aide Salary in North Carolina $9.52 $19,790 # 36
Personal Care Aide Salary in Idaho $9.40 $19,550 # 37
Personal Care Aide Salary in Indiana $9.39 $19,530 # 38
Personal Care Aide Salary in Missouri $9.36 $19,480 # 39
Personal Care Aide Salary in South Carolina $9.24 $19,210 # 40
Personal Care Aide Salary in Virginia $9.23 $19,200 # 41
Personal Care Aide Salary in New Mexico $9.16 $19,060 # 42
Personal Care Aide Salary in Tennessee $9.08 $18,880 # 43
Personal Care Aide Salary in Oklahoma $8.98 $18,680 # 44
Personal Care Aide Salary in Arkansas $8.79 $18,280 # 45
Personal Care Aide Salary in Louisiana $8.64 $17,970 # 46
Personal Care Aide Salary in Alabama $8.59 $17,870 # 47
Personal Care Aide Salary in West Virginia $8.51 $17,710 # 48
Personal Care Aide Salary in Texas $8.42 $17,510 # 49
Personal Care Aide Salary in Mississippi $8.39 $17,450 # 50
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics