$60,335
Avg. Salary
$26.51
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Home Health Nurse is $26.51 per hour.

The average pay for a Home Health Nurse is $60,335 per year.

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$18.09
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$26.51
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$38.47
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$41k
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$77k
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MEDIAN $60,335
$41,030 - $76,888
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MEDIAN: $60,335
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$0$80K
Salary $41,030 - $76,888
Bonus $488 - $9,863
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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$39,043 - $80,049
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 282
Hourly Data $0$50
Hourly Rate $18.09 - $38.47
Overtime $25.36 - $50.85
Annual Data $0$80K
Bonus $488 - $9,863
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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$39,043 - $80,049
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 731

Job Description

A home health nurse provides health care to patients/clients. They may work in a patient’s home or in an assisted living facility; some positions require the nurse to have multiple patients and visit them at different home locations throughout the day. They listen to any patient issues, make diagnoses, and administer care such as dispensing medicines, caring for wounds, and ensuring any machines the patient is using are working. Continuing analysis of patients' status is required so that the care regimen may be modified as necessary; the nurse must have the discretion to make medical referrals if needed, especially if there is deterioration in a patient’s health. Additionally, the home health nurse may follow up with patients who have just been released from the hospital to make sure that their home care is adequate. The nurse might need to make sure that the house has meets adequate safety standards.

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Home Health Nurse Tasks
  • Visit patients in the home to perform technical procedures, infusion, patient assessment, patient education and other nursing duties.
  • Assist with diagnostic, therapeutic and routine nursing procedures.
  • Supervise and coordinate home health care staff.
  • Coordinate and perform patient care activities with pharmacy, physician, home health agencies and referral source.

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Pay by Experience Level

Pay by Experience for a Home Health Nurse has a positive trend. An entry-level Home Health Nurse with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 264 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Home Health Nurse with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 177 salaries. An experienced Home Health Nurse which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 147 salaries. A Home Health Nurse with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 109 salaries.

Job Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Home Health Nurse?

Home Health Nurse in Omaha:
"Omaha."
Pros: small city atomosphere with lots to do
Cons: weather

Home Health Nurse in Northfield:
"I love my patients and the ability to assist them in getting."
Pros: Assisting patients in getting better.
Cons: The current computer documentation system and amount spent per pt.versus time spent with patient.

Home Health Nurse in Peoria:
"Peoria is alright."
Pros: Not too far from where I live. Several amenities close by. Plenty of things to do. Good job selection.
Cons: Lots of violence.

Home Health Nurse in Santa Fe:
"Estimated Salary for Home health nurse in Santa Fe, NM."
Pros: Superior OASIS documentation skill set.
Cons:

Home Health Nurse in Laguna Niguel:
"Home health understaffed or poorly managed."
Pros: I love home health and working especially with complicated pediatric cases. I enjoy giving the parents peace of mind and respite care while I care for their loved one.
Cons: My agency makes me call, follow up, drop bye, text and almost bug to death for another shift if my full time patient is away.

Home Health Nurse in Bowling Green:
"It's not a hospital."
Pros: I can set my own hours but I work around patients daily lives so if they are discharged at night I have to go admit them to our services.
Cons: Smelly houses, fleas, bed bugs... A lot of houses are gross and smell really bad. You can smell the house when you get to the door.

Home Health Nurse in Roanoke:
"Keep focus on goal to assist client."
Take time to evaluate and organize.

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Gender

Female
92 %
Male
7 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 112 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
22%

How Experience Affects Salaries

▲1%

▼0%

National Average
$58,000

▼1%

▼10%

How Skills Affect Salaries

▲3%

National Average
$58,000


▼12%

Assessment
▼14%

Acute Care
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 112 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 51%
vision benefits
Vision: 42%
no benefits
None: 39%