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Caregiver salary in Lake Charles, LA 70601

How much does a Caregiver make in Louisiana?

Average base salary

as national average
Average $11.35
Low $8.57
High $15.04
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a caregiver is $11.35 per hour in Louisiana. 1k salaries reported, updated at December 7, 2023

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Salaries by years of experience in Louisiana

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Top companies for Caregivers in Lake Charles, LA 70601

  1. Griswold
    627 reviews20 salaries reported
    $13.34per hour
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Highest paying cities for Caregivers near Lake Charles, LA 70601

  1. New Orleans, LA
    $13.12 per hour
    45 salaries reported
  2. Metairie, LA
    $13.04 per hour
    58 salaries reported
  3. Slidell, LA
    $11.76 per hour
    36 salaries reported
  1. Baton Rouge, LA
    $11.48 per hour
    192 salaries reported
  2. Shreveport, LA
    $11.46 per hour
    11 salaries reported
  3. Kenner, LA
    $11.21 per hour
    16 salaries reported
  1. Lafayette, LA
    $10.71 per hour
    19 salaries reported
  2. West Monroe, LA
    $10.63 per hour
    6 salaries reported
  3. Franklinton, LA
    $10.17 per hour
    31 salaries reported
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Where can a Caregiver earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Caregivers

Top certifications
Nurse Delegation Certification
Top skills
Dementia Care
Top licenses

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17 jobs33
109 jobs570
167 jobs471
1,484 jobs8,857
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Most common benefits for Caregivers

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • AD&D insurance
  • Commuter assistance
  • Continuing education credits
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid orientation
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid time off
  • Paid training
  • Parental leave
  • Pet insurance
  • Professional development assistance
  • Profit sharing
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Safety equipment provided
  • Travel reimbursement
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 28,276 ratings

33% of Caregivers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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Common questions about salaries for a Caregiver

How much do similar professions to caregiver get paid?

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How can I know if I am being paid fairly as a caregiver?

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Is caregiver a paid role?

Yes, a caregiver can be a paid role. The pay rate for this position will vary by hiring terms. If a person or a family hires a caregiver, then the compensation will come directly from the family. Agencies and health facilities also employ caregivers.

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Can caregivers be paid by the state to take care of their own family members?

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