When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($15.06 per hour) can be spotted in Denver, Colo.; Lansdale, Pa. (approximately $14.00), Amsterdam, N.Y. (about $12.00), and Lompoc, Calif. (around $11.12) are the next top-paying cities. Akron, Ohio is near the bottom for pay at $8.51. Across its U.S. offices, the state of California pays Home Helpers the most — $13.00 per hour on average.
Receptionists represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $14.50 per hour — though Caregivers, Personal Care Assistants, and Home Health Aides also do fairly well at around $10.62, $10.17, and approximately $9.83, respectively. State Tested Nursing Assistants at Home Helpers do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions (about $8.72 on average) at the company.
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $9.98 per hour. The largest slice of the Home Helpers workforce (47 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, approximately $10.01 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Certified Home Health Aides, who make around $11.00 per hour. Employees who have a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) make the most here, hauling in about $16.00 per hour.
When it comes to skills, Recruiting seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $15.00 per hour. A relatively widespread skill at Home Helpers is Home Health/Home Care; the larger part of employees use it for work. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Elder Care, Cleaning, and Home Care.
With a more than 3 to 1 female-to-male ratio, women represent the better half of Home Helpers's employees who responded to the survey.
Benefits and Perks
Home Helpers sponsors a 401(k) program, and roughly one-half use this option to save for their retirement. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for approximately one-sixth of workers, and less than ten percent of workers report receiving dental coverage as well. Other privileges include flexible hours.