Family Member Caretaker Career

Job Description: Assist the elderly, convalescents, or persons with disabilities with daily living activities at the person's home or in a care facility. Duties performed at a place of residence may include keeping house (making beds, doing laundry, washing dishes) and preparing meals. May provide assistance at non-residential care facilities. May advise families, the elderly, convalescents, and persons with disabilities regarding such things as nutrition, cleanliness, and household activities.

*A job as a Family Member Caretaker falls under the broader career category of Personal Care Aides. The information on this page will generally apply to all careers in this category. We are still seeking more specific information about this career from experts in this field. If you can provide us with more information, .

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Family Member Caretaker Career

Salary Info

We do not have salary data for this specific career but we can provide average wages for all careers in the category of Personal Care Aides

Median Annual Wage

$20,420

Median Hourly Wage

$9.82*

Total Employed Nationally

686,030


Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2010 wage data and 2008-2018 employment projections. "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2008-2018). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.

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