Hospice Aide Salary

Women make up the vast majority of Hospice Aides in the United States. The average pay in this industry is approximately $13.28 per hour. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Hospice Aides. While some workers in this profession — roughly one in four — do not have any health coverage, a strong majority do receive medical benefits and the greater part have dental insurance. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$21,455 - $44,042
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$25K
$44K
MEDIAN: $25,058
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$10.69 - $16.19
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$0$44K
Salary $21,455 - $44,042
Bonus $340.00
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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$22,232 - $34,374
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 12
Hourly Data $0$24
Hourly Rate $10.69 - $16.19
Hourly Tips $2.00
Overtime $12.26 - $24.23
Annual Data $0$34K
Bonus $340.00
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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$22,232 - $34,374
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 309

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Job Description for Hospice Aide

A hospice aide is a healthcare professional who provides personal care within a hospice type of environment. This is a position which can be full-time or part- time. The hours sometimes involve overnight stays, as work within hospice is nonstop. This person will work in conjunction with other hospice aides or nurses while providing comfort care. The formal education requirements for a hospice aide will be dependent on the facility or organization. Typically, a certified nursing assistant designation is required, as well as various schooling and certifications.

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Hospice Aide Tasks

  • Administer bedside and personal care, such as ambulation and personal hygiene assistance.
  • Turn and reposition bedridden patients, alone or with assistance, to prevent bedsores.
  • Entertain, converse with, or read aloud to patients.
  • Feed patients who are unable to feed themselves.
  • Clean rooms and change linens.

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Popular Skills for Hospice Aide


Hospice Aides only report a few specific skills. Most notably, skills in Palliative Care, Hospice Care, Hospice, and Home Health/Home Care are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Home Health/Home Care. Most people skilled in Hospice are similarly competent in Home Health/Home Care.

Pay by Experience Level for Hospice Aide

Pay by Experience for a Hospice Aide has a positive trend. An entry-level Hospice Aide with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $26,000 based on 124 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Hospice Aide with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $28,000 based on 101 salaries. An experienced Hospice Aide which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $28,000 based on 120 salaries. A Hospice Aide with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $29,000 based on 37 salaries.

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Key Stats for Hospice Aide

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 35 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Hospice Aide Salaries

▲3%

▲1%

▼0%

National Average
$28,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Hospice Aide Salaries

Palliative Care
▲20%

▼0%

National Average
$28,000

▼3%

Home Health/Home Care
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 35 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 29%
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