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How much does a caregiver cost in San Diego, CA?


As of May 2024, the average starting rate for a caregiver in San Diego, CA is $22.82 per hour. The weekly cost for a caregiver working a 40-hour week in San Diego, CA is $913 while the monthly cost is approximately $2,967 for 130 hours of work.

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Data is based on rates reported by service providers listed on Last updated in May 2024.

Here's a comparison of caregiver costs in San Diego, CA to both state and national rates

The cost of hiring a caregiver in San Diego, CA is approximately 0% higher than California average starting rate of $22.73 per hour and 14% higher than the national average of $19.99.


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These are the most affordable cities for caregivers near San Diego, CA

In some cases, nearby cities may offer more affordable caregiver services. When evaluating caregiver pay rates in San Diego, CA and its surrounding areas, it is essential to follow the minimum wage regulations and understand the proper way to pay legally. There are multiple benefits of paying legally that should be considered, such as tax deductions and fostering a professional employment relationship.


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These are the most expensive cities for caregivers near San Diego, CA

There are several factors that can contribute to higher pay rates for caregivers in cities near San Diego, CA. Factors such as a higher cost of living, increased demand for caregiver services, and a more competitive job market can drive up the average rates. As a result, it's crucial to consider these local factors when comparing caregiver rates near San Diego, CA.


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