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Home Health Nurse Salary (United States)

A Home Health Nurse earns an average wage of $25.11 per hour. A skill in Wound Care is associated with high pay for this job.
Home Health Nurse Salary (?
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$37,564 - $71,949
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $54,729
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Home Health Nurse Salary (?
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$16.95 - $34.43
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MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$37,564 - $71,949  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,020  
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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$35,860 - $72,352  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 69
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$16.95 - $34.43  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $55.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,020  
   
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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$35,860 - $72,352  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 161
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Job Description for Home Health Nurse

A home health nurse provides health care to patients/clients. They may work in a patient’s home or in an assisted living facility; some positions require the nurse to have multiple patients and visit them at different home locations throughout the day. They listen to any patient issues, make diagnoses, and administer care such as dispensing medicines, caring for wounds, and ensuring any machines the patient is using are working. Continuing analysis of patients' status is required so that the care regimen may be modified as necessary; the nurse must have the discretion to make medical referrals if needed, especially if there is deterioration in a patient’s health. Additionally, the home health nurse may follow up with patients who have just been released from the hospital to make sure that their home care is adequate. The nurse might need to make sure that the house has meets adequate safety standards.
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Home Health Nurse Tasks
  • Coordinate and perform patient care activities with pharmacy, physician, home health agencies and referral source.
  • Assist+C233 with diagnostic, therapeutic and routine nursing procedures.
  • Visit patients in the home to perform technical procedures, infusion, patient assessment, patient education and other nursing duties.
  • Supervise and coordinate home health care staff.

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Experience Affects Home Health Nurse Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 10%
Late-Career
up arrow 8%
National Average
$53,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 1%
Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Skills That Affect Home Health Nurse Salaries

Wound Care
up arrow 18%
Home Health/Home Care
0%
National Average
$53,000
Pediatrics
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
93%
female alumni
 
Male
7%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 54% dental benefits Dental: 45%
vision benefits Vision: 34% employee benefits None: 43%