Average Hourly Rate for Home Health and Hospice Care Employees

Median pay for Home Health and Hospice Care workers sits around $18.72 per hour, and overtime compensation can push that up to $35.88. Your job title is the biggest factor affecting pay for Home Health and Hospice Care workers, followed by your experience level and where you live. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Hospice Social Workers earn the highest median pay at around $29.50 per hour, followed by Hospice Registered Nurses ($25.31), Administrative Assistants (approximately $12.65), and Hospice Aides (about $10.13).

Years of Experience

For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $21.96 per hour. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Home Health and Hospice Care employees (46 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn $12.29 per hour on average.

Locations

Residents of Manchester, N.H. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $26.45 per hour; other top-paying cities include Merrimack, N.H. ($17.75) and Greenville, S.C. ($12.50). Within the firm, employees working in New Hampshire take home the most — around $25.68 per hour on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Registered Nurses are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to approximately $25.57 per hour. Employees who have an Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN) make the most here, hauling in about $28.75 per hour.

Skills

The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Case Management; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $25.36 per hour. It's pretty common to find people here who know Home Health/Home Care; more than a third consider it a key competency. Three more common skills are Hospice, Bookkeeping, and Office Administration.

Gender

The number of female employees who completed the survey outweighs the number of men; the female-to-male ratio is more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

The benefits packages at Home Health and Hospice Care can sometimes lack paid time off; one in four respondents get paid vacation days, and 18 percent receive paid sick leave. Workers wishing to put aside retirement money are in luck; Home Health and Hospice Care sponsors various plans such as a 401(k) plan and a 403(b) plan. Health insurance is part of the package for the larger part of workers, and for more than half of workers, dental coverage is too. The company also dishes out perks such as a casual working environment, life insurance, and tuition reimbursement.

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Key Stats for Home Health and Hospice Care

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %
Hourly Rate
$9 - $26
Hourly Rate
Data Not Available
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

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