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Nurse Home Care Salary

Most Home Care Nurses in the United States are women. The workforce as a whole earns a median of approximately $26.65 per hour. The bottom of the pay range sits near $16.74 per hour, and the top verges on $40.13. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. While roughly two-fifths report receiving no health benefits, a majority do receive medical coverage, and a little less than half have dental, as well. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
$33,000 - $78,202
(Median)
$33K
$59K
$78K
MEDIAN: $59,375
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$16.74 - $40.13
(Median)
$17
$27
$40
MEDIAN: $26.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$33,000 - $78,202  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,897  
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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$35,047 - $83,097  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 74
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$16.74 - $40.13  
   
Overtime
$12.16 - $59.18  
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$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,897  
   
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).
)
$35,047 - $83,097  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 174
United States (change)

Job Description for Nurse Home Care

  • 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.

Common Career Paths for Nurse Home Care


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Home Care Nurses who move into a Licensed Vocational Nurse role may often bring in a much lower salary. On average, Licensed Vocational Nurses earn $40K.

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Pay by Experience Level for Nurse Home Care

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $54K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $61K. Home Care Nurses bring in $58K after working for 10 to 20 years. Home Care Nurses who have spent more than 20 years on the job report earning a significantly higher median of $65K.

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Experience Affects Nurse Home Care Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 12%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

Experienced
0%

National Average
$58,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 33 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 56% dental benefits Dental: 46%
vision benefits Vision: 37% employee benefits None: 41%