Bringing in the most money are Office Managers — their earnings average approximately $24.25 per hour. Scheduling Coordinators are a close second at $13.48 along with Caregivers ($10.53) and Home Health Aides (about $9.50). Certified Nurse's Aides make an average around $8.50, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($24.50 per hour) can be spotted in San Rafael, Calif.; Lansdale, Pa. (approximately $13.00), Marysville, Ohio (around $10.75), and Allentown, Pa. ($9.66) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at $9.37) is Dixon, Ill. By state, the highest pay levels are found in California, where the average Home Helpers employee makes $14.48 per hour.
Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of about $9.79 per hour. The largest fraction of Home Helpers people (50 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn $9.75 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
First Aid Administrators earn $9.06 per hour, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Home Helpers compensates Associate's Degree-holders the most at around $11.00 per hour.
In this position, it pays to have Scheduling in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of approximately $13.48 per hour. Home Health/Home Care also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; the greater part of employees surveyed report using it at work. Elder Care, Long Term Care, and Acute Care are also desirable skills.
At Home Helpers, there are significantly more females who responded to the questionnaire than males — the female-to-male ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Roughly one-half participate in a 401(k) program. Health insurance is part of the package for approximately one-seventh of workers, and for less than ten percent of workers, dental coverage is too. Home Helpers folks also make good use of flexible hours.