The average hourly pay for a Nurse Home Care is $27.49.
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What Do Nurse Home Cares Do?
Home care nurses provide a variety of health services to patients inside their homes; this position is typically associated with senior citizens and chronically-ill patients with complex medical needs. These nurses work primarily within their patients’ homes in all sorts of shifts, which may include overnight or weekend shifts depending on patients and their individual needs. Although they typically work independently inside homes, small teams of health care professionals may assist in the care …Read more
Nurse Home Care 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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Popular Employer Salaries for Nurse Home Care
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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
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What Are Popular Skills for Nurse Home Cares?
Skills in Home Care, Patient Education and Wound Care are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Elder Care and Home Health/Home Care.
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Nurse Home Cares?
An entry-level Nurse Home Care with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $24.92 based on 14 salaries. An early career Nurse Home Care with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $24.52 based on 58 salaries. A mid-career Nurse Home Care with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $28.22 based on 45 salaries. An experienced Nurse Home Care with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $28.97 based on 65 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $28.
Pay Difference by Location
Employees with Nurse Home Care in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 42.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (15.6% more) and San Diego, California (12.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in San Antonio, Texas (1.9% less).
Years of Experience
This data is based on 266 survey responses.