What is the average salary for a Personal Care Aide?

Annual / Hourly

The average salary of a Personal Care Aide is $20,990. Salaries start from $16,440 and go up to $27,740. Please note that the average salary for a Personal Care Aide may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location. Our source, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, produces some of the United States most sensitive and important economic information, which is based on their strongest commitment to accuracy, quality and integrity.

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Highest

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

$27,740
Senior

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

$23,220
Experienced

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

$20,100
Junior

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

$17,830
Starting

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

$16,440

Historical salary

Personal Care Aide salary by state

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State Salary Rank
Personal Care Aide Salary in Alaska 28,940 1
Personal Care Aide Salary in North Dakota 28,150 2
Personal Care Aide Salary in New Jersey 27,950 3
Personal Care Aide Salary in Massachusetts 26,490 4
Personal Care Aide Salary in Connecticut 25,120 5
Personal Care Aide Salary in Maryland 24,070 6
Personal Care Aide Salary in New York 23,960 7
Personal Care Aide Salary in Washington 23,800 8
Personal Care Aide Salary in Hawaii 23,440 9
Personal Care Aide Salary in New Hampshire 23,100 10
Personal Care Aide Salary in Minnesota 23,060 11
Personal Care Aide Salary in Oregon 23,030 12
Personal Care Aide Salary in District of Columbia 22,900 13
Personal Care Aide Salary in Rhode Island 22,850 14
Personal Care Aide Salary in Wyoming 22,630 15
Personal Care Aide Salary in California 21,960 16
Personal Care Aide Salary in Illinois 21,920 17
Personal Care Aide Salary in Iowa 21,790 18
Personal Care Aide Salary in Pennsylvania 21,580 19
Personal Care Aide Salary in Arizona 21,530 20
Personal Care Aide Salary in Montana 21,500 21
Personal Care Aide Salary in Wisconsin 21,460 22
Personal Care Aide Salary in Maine 21,310 23
Personal Care Aide Salary in Nebraska 21,050 24
Personal Care Aide Salary in United States 20,990 25
Personal Care Aide Salary in Nevada 20,980 26
Personal Care Aide Salary in Michigan 20,950 27
Personal Care Aide Salary in Colorado 20,890 28
Personal Care Aide Salary in Florida 20,800 29
Personal Care Aide Salary in Utah 20,610 30
Personal Care Aide Salary in Ohio 20,400 31
Personal Care Aide Salary in South Dakota 20,210 32
Personal Care Aide Salary in Kansas 20,210 33
Personal Care Aide Salary in Kentucky 19,850 34
Personal Care Aide Salary in South Carolina 19,700 35
Personal Care Aide Salary in Indiana 19,670 36
Personal Care Aide Salary in Virginia 19,590 37
Personal Care Aide Salary in Missouri 19,440 38
Personal Care Aide Salary in North Carolina 19,430 39
Personal Care Aide Salary in Idaho 19,020 40
Personal Care Aide Salary in Georgia 18,880 41
Personal Care Aide Salary in New Mexico 18,740 42
Personal Care Aide Salary in Tennessee 18,710 43
Personal Care Aide Salary in Oklahoma 18,380 44
Personal Care Aide Salary in Arkansas 18,270 45
Personal Care Aide Salary in Louisiana 17,860 46
Personal Care Aide Salary in Alabama 17,830 47
Personal Care Aide Salary in Mississippi 17,390 48
Personal Care Aide Salary in Texas 17,390 49
Personal Care Aide Salary in West Virginia 17,330 50
Personal Care Aide Salary in Puerto Rico 16,920 51

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics