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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$21,600 - $40,500
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MEDIAN: $25,208
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$10.37 - $16.26
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$21,600 - $40,500  
   
Bonus
$340.00  
Total Pay (?
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$21,621 - $35,230  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 14
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$10.37 - $16.26  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.00  
Overtime
$11.86 - $24.97  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
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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$21,621 - $35,230  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 301

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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
97 %
Male
3 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Hospice Aide Salaries

▲4%

▲2%

▲1%

National Average
$27,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Hospice Aide Salaries

Palliative Care
▲22%

▲2%

National Average
$27,000

▼1%

Home Health/Home Care
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
no benefits
None: 27%