Hospice Aide Salary

A Hospice Aide earns an average wage of $13.00 per hour. A skill in Palliative Care is associated with high pay for this job. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
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$21,455 - $44,042
$21K
$25K
$44K
MEDIAN: $25,206
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$10.62 - $16.30
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$0$44K
Salary $21,455 - $44,042
Bonus $340.00
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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$22,069 - $34,808
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 12
Hourly Data $0$25
Hourly Rate $10.62 - $16.30
Hourly Tips $2.00
Overtime $11.75 - $25.11
Annual Data $0$34K
Bonus $340.00
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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$22,069 - $34,808
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 305

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Job Description for Hospice Aide

A hospice aide is a healthcare professional who provides personal care within a hospice type of environment. This is a position which can be full-time or part- time. The hours sometimes involve overnight stays, as work within hospice is nonstop. This person will work in conjunction with other hospice aides or nurses while providing comfort care. The formal education requirements for a hospice aide will be dependent on the facility or organization. Typically, a certified nursing assistant designation is required, as well as various schooling and certifications.

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Hospice Aide Tasks

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Hospice Aide

Pay by Experience for a Hospice Aide has a positive trend. An entry-level Hospice Aide with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $26,000 based on 124 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Hospice Aide with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $28,000 based on 101 salaries. An experienced Hospice Aide which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $28,000 based on 120 salaries. A Hospice Aide with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $29,000 based on 37 salaries.

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Key Stats for Hospice Aide

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Hospice Aide Salaries

▲3%

▲1%

▼0%

National Average
$28,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Hospice Aide Salaries

Palliative Care
▲20%

▼0%

National Average
$28,000

▼3%

Home Health/Home Care
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
no benefits
None: 26%
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