Earning around $29.70 per hour on average, Hospice Registered Nurses receive the most money, followed by Registered Nurses ($24.90), Hospice Social Workers (approximately $24.50), and Licensed Practical Nurses (about $16.67). Earning only $9.50 on average, Certified Nurse Assistants make less than most people in the company.
Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $19.00 per hour on average. The largest fraction of Home Health and Hospice Care people (39 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn about $13.48 per hour on average.
Residents of Jackson, Miss. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $21.34 per hour; other top-paying cities include Greenville, S.C. ($12.50) and Houston, Texas (approximately $8.63). Within the company, workers earn the highest pay (an average of $28.75 per hour) in Mississippi.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to around $29.00 per hour for Registered Nurses, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Regarding pay and education, Home Health and Hospice Care pays those with an Associate Degree Nursing (ADN), Associate Degree in Nursing the most — $38.73.
Employees who count Case Management among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $21.50 per hour. Home Health/Home Care also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; over a third of employees surveyed report using it at work. Hospice, Elder Care, and Geriatrics were also reported by many survey participants.
Home Health and Hospice Care's employees who participated in the survey are more likely to be female — the female-to-male ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
With an eye toward the future, Home Health and Hospice Care offers several choices in retirement planning such as a 401(k) plan and a 403(b) plan. A majority of employees receive health insurance, and just over a half of workers get dental coverage. Privileges also include life insurance, a company cell phone, tuition reimbursement, and flexible hours.