Average Home Health Aide Hourly Pay

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The average hourly pay for a Home Health Aide is $10.63.
MEDIAN $10.63
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Hourly Rate
$9 - $15
$10 - $1,267
Profit Sharing
$12 - $15,000
Total Pay
$18,342 - $31,986

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Job Description for Home Health Aide

The top respondents for the job title Home Health Aide are from the companies Visiting Angels, Inc., Comfort Keepers and Self-Employed. Reported salaries are highest at Bayada where the average pay is $11.30. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Self-Employed and Visiting Angels, Inc., earning around $11.00 and $10.61, respectively. Home Instead Senior Home Care pays the lowest at around $10.12. Interim HealthCare and Comfort Keepers also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $10.16 and $10.26, respectively.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Home Health Aide. Thickness and color of lines indicates how common a path is.
Home Health Aide
Home Health Aide (HHA), Certified
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Home Health Aide

Skills in Elder Care and Long Term Care are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Cleaning, Home Care and Home Health/Home Care.

Pay by Experience Level for Home Health Aide

An entry-level Home Health Aide with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $10.12 based on 891 salaries. An early career Home Health Aide with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $10.30 based on 2,204 salaries. A mid-career Home Health Aide with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $10.78 based on 1,368 salaries. An experienced Home Health Aide with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $10.96 based on 1,177 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $12.
Employees with Home Health Aide in their job title in Rochester, New York earn an average of 10.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Columbus, Ohio (1.6% more) and Chicago, Illinois (1.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Cleveland, Ohio (9.5% less) and Indianapolis, Indiana (4.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 6,084 survey responses.
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