Average Hourly Rate for Home Health and Hospice Care Employees

On average, Home Health and Hospice Care employees receive $20.99 per hour. When overtime pay is included, this wage rises to $29.00. What you do at the company plays the largest role in compensation at Home Health and Hospice Care, but how long you've been working and where you live affect income (to a lesser degree) as well. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Bringing in the most money are Licensed Clinical Social Workers — their earnings average $33.00 per hour. Registered Nurses are a close second at approximately $29.50 along with Hospice Registered Nurses (around $25.57) and Licensed Practical Nurses (about $18.88). Hospice Aides at Home Health and Hospice Care do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions ($8.74 on average) at the company.

Years of Experience

For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $21.96 per hour. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (41 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $13.76 per hour on average.


By state, Maine offers the highest pay at $25.58 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to approximately $25.68 per hour for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Specialists, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. The best paid folks at Home Health and Hospice Care have an Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN), earning about $31.25 per hour.


When it comes to skills, employees who report Hospice Care among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $24.44 per hour. Home Health/Home Care is regularly seen around here; the larger part of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Some other standard skills here are Hospice, Geriatrics, and Elder Care.


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

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. The larger part of workers have health insurance, and benefits for a majority of workers also include dental insurance. Home Health and Hospice Care employees also enjoy perks such as a casual working environment, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and private medical insurance (pmi).

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