A Home Health Care Provider earns an average wage of $9.32 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$11,635 - $79,067
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$79K
MEDIAN: $26,611
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$7.83 - $15.05
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MEDIAN: $9.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$11,635 - $79,067  
   
Bonus
$300.00  
Total Pay (?
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$16,214 - $38,362  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 37
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$7.83 - $15.05  
   
Hourly Tips
$4.00  
Overtime
$4.20 - $21.07  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$300.00  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$16,214 - $38,362  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 313
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Job Description for Home Health Care Provider

Most home health care providers (also known as home care assistants) provide in-home care for older adults, people with disabilities, and people with serious illness. They are usually categorized as home aides or personal aides. Home aides may help the client with shopping duties (including grocery or personal shopping), recreational activities, transportation to appointments such as doctor or salon visits, housekeeping, and cooking. Personal aides tend to the same matters as the home aides, but they also help dress, bathe, and perform other personal hygiene duties for their client.

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Home Health Care Provider Tasks

  • 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.
  • Maintain records of patient care, progress, or problems to report and discuss observations with supervisor or case manager.
  • 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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Home Health Care Provider

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $20,011

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Experience Affects Home Health Care Provider Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 27%

Experienced
up arrow 5%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$20,000


Skills That Affect Home Health Care Provider Salaries

Elder Care
up arrow 6%

CNA
up arrow 4%

National Average
$20,000

Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 4%

Cleaning
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 18%
dental benefits
Dental: 14%
medical benefits
Vision: 13%
dental benefits
None: 82%
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