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Nurse Home Care Salary

The larger portion of Home Care Nurses in the United States are women. Median pay in this female-dominated area goes for around $26.66 per hour. Compensation ranges between $16.11 per hour and $39.43. Although a little more than half have medical coverage and a little less than one-half have dental coverage, more than two-fifths claim no health benefits at all. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$36,726 - $78,446
(Median)
$37K
$60K
$78K
MEDIAN: $59,581
10%
50%
90%

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$16.11 - $39.43
(Median)
$16
$27
$39
MEDIAN: $26.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary 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$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$36,726 - $78,446  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,068  
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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$35,166 - $82,479  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 62
National Hourly Rate 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$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$16.11 - $39.43  
   
Overtime
$11.63 - $52.20  
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.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,068  
   
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).
)
$35,166 - $82,479  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 160

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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 may experience a deep cut in pay as they move into an upper-level role like Licensed Vocational Nurse. That position usually brings in $41K.

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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.


For many Home Care Nurses, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. The average beginner in this position makes around $54K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $58K. On average, Home Care Nurses make $59K following one to two decades on the job. Veterans who have acquired more than 20 years report a median income of $63K, which is generally higher than the pay reported by other tenure groups.

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Experience Affects Nurse Home Care Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 9%

Experienced
up arrow 2%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$58,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 54% dental benefits Dental: 46%
vision benefits Vision: 37% employee benefits None: 43%