Home Health Assistant Salary

The average pay for a Home Health Assistant is $19.75 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Experience strongly influences income for this job.

$7.75 - $36.92
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$37
MEDIAN: $19.75
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$7.75 - $36.92  
   
Overtime
$15.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Total Pay (?
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$15,958 - $76,180  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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Job Description for Home Health Assistant

  • Change bed linens, wash and iron patients' laundry, and clean patients' quarters.
  • Entertain, converse with, or read aloud to patients to keep them mentally healthy and alert.
  • Direct patients in simple prescribed exercises or in the use of braces or artificial limbs.
  • Check patients' pulse, temperature and respiration.
  • Provide patients with help moving in and out of beds, baths, wheelchairs or automobiles, and with dressing and grooming.

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Key Stats for Home Health Assistant

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
16%
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Experience Affects Home Health Assistant Salaries

Experienced
▲19%

National Average
$41,000

Mid-Career
▼31%

Entry-Level
▼47%

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 40%
dental benefits
None: 40%
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