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How much does a Home Health Aide make in the United States?

Average base salary
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57.9k salaries reported, updated at Oct 20, 2020
$12.20
per hour

The average salary for a home health aide is $12.20 per hour in the United States and $4,000 overtime per year.

Additional compensation

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Overtime
$4,000
per year

Most common benefits

  • Flexible schedule
  • Referral program
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Paid sick time
  • Relocation assistance
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Salaries by years of experience in the United States

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Most common benefits for Home Health Aides

  • Flexible schedule
  • Referral program
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Paid sick time
  • Relocation assistance
  • Paid time off
  • Health insurance
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • 401(k)
  • Vision insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee discount
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 1,438 ratings

34% of Home health aides in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area

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How can I know if I am being paid fairly as a home health aide (HHA)?

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How much do similar professions to home health aide (HHA) get paid?

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Do home health aides (HHAs) get paid weekly or bi-weekly?

Generally, home health aides (HHAs) are paid bi-weekly, but it can vary depending on the employer.

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