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Home Health Care Worker Salary

The average wage for a Home Health Care Worker is $11.79 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. A skill in Home Health/Home Care is associated with high pay for this job.

$16,782 - $60,034
(Median)
$17K
$30K
$60K
MEDIAN: $30,500
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$7.97 - $26.55
(Median)
$8
$12
$27
MEDIAN: $11.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$16,782 - $60,034  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,030  
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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$16,649 - $58,586  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 14
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$7.97 - $26.55  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $15.53  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,030  
   
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).
)
$16,649 - $58,586  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 56

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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

  • 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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Experience Affects Home Health Care Worker Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 25%

National Average
$25,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 24% dental benefits Dental: 12%
vision benefits Vision: 6% employee benefits None: 76%
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