Home Health Care Worker Salary

The average wage for a Home Health Care Worker is $10.50 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. A skill in Home Health/Home Care is associated with high pay for this job.

$16,508 - $36,625
$27K
MEDIAN: $27,000
50%

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$8.08 - $20.27
$8
$10
$20
MEDIAN: $10.50
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$27,000  
   
Total Pay (?
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$16,562 - $48,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 6
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.08 - $20.27  
   
Overtime
$13.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
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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$16,562 - $48,000  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 47

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Job Description for Home Health Care Worker

Home health care workers are specialized caregivers that are able to travel around and care for their patients in their own home. They offer those patients who have disabilities or problems traveling the convenience of having the health care they need without leaving home. They generally work in patients' homes or a nursing home, and they schedule their day according to their clientele’s needs.

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Home Health Care Worker Tasks

  • 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 Care Worker

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
2%
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Experience Affects Home Health Care Worker Salaries

Experienced
▲25%

Mid-Career
▲8%

National Average
$23,000

Entry-Level
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 26%
dental benefits
Dental: 17%
vision benefits
Vision: 9%
no benefits
None: 74%