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  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 55
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Earning $33.00 per hour on average, Licensed Clinical Social Workers receive the most money, followed by Hospice Registered Nurses ($28.27), Registered Nurses ($25.00), and Licensed Practical Nurses (around $18.33). Earning only approximately $9.00 on average, Hospice Aides make less than most people in the company.

Years of Experience

Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average pay of about $19.98 per hour. The greater proportion of employees (33 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of approximately $14.00 per hour.


Residents of Manchester, N.H. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $26.45 per hour; other top-paying cities include Salt Lake City, Utah ($21.00) and Merrimack, N.H. ($14.00). Across Home Health and Hospice Care's U.S. offices, employees in the state of California earn the most, taking home about $31.66 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

Registered Nurses earn around $29.00 per hour, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Home Health and Hospice Care provides the highest financial reward to those with a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) — these employees rake in $40.50 per hour.


When it comes to skills, Case Management seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of around $30.02 per hour. A garden variety skill at Home Health and Hospice Care is Home Health/Home Care; more than two-fifths of Home Health and Hospice Care's people use it regularly. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Hospice, Geriatrics, and Hospice Care.


Employees who participated in the survey skew strongly female, with a female-to-male ratio of more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

It's easy to build up retirement reserves here with programs such as a 401(k) plan and a 403(b) plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for a majority of respondents, and about one-half report receiving dental coverage as well. A few more workplace perks are life insurance, a casual working environment, a subsidized cell phone, and tuition reimbursement.

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Key Stats for Home Health and Hospice Care


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Hourly Rate
$12 - $26
Hourly Rate

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