Caregiver Compensation Guide
A breakdown of family caregiver compensation data and resources organized by state.
State-by-State Guide to Getting Paid
as a Family Caregiver in 2022
Find out what states pay family caregivers.
Caregivers may be eligible for compensation through federal and state-funded programs, including Medicaid and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Select tax benefits can also provide financial relief.
Hover over your state to view estimates for: number of family caregivers in every state (Caregiving in the U.S. 2020, AARP), annual value of unpaid care work (AARP), and monthly payment rates (employment and wage data for home health and personal care aides, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics). You can also use our map to access state-specific guides that walk you through the unique benefits and programs available where you live.
What state do you live in?
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