Hospice Aide Salary (United States)

Hospice Aides in the United States are largely female. The average salary of the entire group is approximately $12.22 per hour. Compensation generally starts at $9.65 per hour and does not exceed $15.92. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits—around one third lack coverage. On the flip side, more than half have medical insurance and more than half receive dental plans. Job satisfaction for Hospice Aides is high. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Hospice Aide Salary (?
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$13,381 - $39,453
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $28,852
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Hospice Aide Salary (?
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$9.65 - $15.92
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$13,381 - $39,453  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $500  
Total Pay (?
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$20,228 - $35,458  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 11
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$9.65 - $15.92  
   
Overtime
$10.14 - $22.30  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $500  
   
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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$20,228 - $35,458  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 221
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Job Description for Hospice Aide

  • Feed patients who are unable to feed themselves.
  • Clean rooms and change linens.
  • Entertain, converse with, or read aloud to patients.
  • Administer bedside and personal care, such as ambulation and personal hygiene assistance.
  • Turn and reposition bedridden patients, alone or with assistance, to prevent bedsores.

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Pay by Experience Level for Hospice Aide

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
At career start, salaries are typically $26K, which grows to $27K after five to 10 years. Between 10 and 20 years, pay reaches $27K. After 20 years of work in the field, Hospice Aides typically earn $28K and go on to enjoy solid increases in earnings. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up 22 percent of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise less than five, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining 6 percent. Most of the workforce has between one and nine years of experience.

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Experience Affects Hospice Aide Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 7%
Mid-Career
up arrow 4%
Experienced
up arrow 1%
National Average
$26,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 1%

Skills That Affect Hospice Aide Salaries

Hospice Care
up arrow 17%
Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 8%
Hospice
up arrow 2%
National Average
$26,000

Job Satisfaction

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Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5 based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
96%
female alumni
 
Male
4%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 66% dental benefits Dental: 56%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 32%
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