Hiring Caregivers Guide: Cost of Caregivers
Non-skilled (Companion/Personal Care) Assistance:
The national average hourly fee for a home aide is $18 with different state averages ranging from $15 - $25 if hired through an agency. In addition, agencies may charge cost differentials for care on weekends or holidays.
Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs):
A certified nursing assistant or certified nursing aide is usually hired by the hour and can work for just several hours a day or week, or work full-time. The average hourly rate is $19. The typical pay range is $15-$30 an hour through an agency.
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