Home Health Aide salary in United States

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

Average base salary


Most common benefits

$4,000per year
Flexible Schedule
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The average salary for a home health aide is $13.66 per hour in the United States and $4,000 overtime per year.100.8k salaries reported, updated at January 19, 2022.

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Salaries by years of experience in the United States

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1 to 2 years
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6 to 9 years
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Highest paying cities for Home Health Aides in United States

  1. Chicago, IL
    $16.46 per hour
    174 salaries reported
  2. Brooklyn, NY
    $16.31 per hour
    792 salaries reported
  3. New York, NY
    $16.27 per hour
    682 salaries reported
  1. Bronx, NY
    $16.20 per hour
    505 salaries reported
  2. Houston, TX
    $14.98 per hour
    282 salaries reported
  3. Indianapolis, IN
    $12.95 per hour
    621 salaries reported
  1. Columbus, OH
    $12.54 per hour
    464 salaries reported
  2. Cincinnati, OH
    $12.34 per hour
    694 salaries reported
  3. Philadelphia, PA
    $12.28 per hour
    673 salaries reported
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Where can a Home Health Aide earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Home Health Aides

Top skills
Infusion Experience
Top licenses
Physical Therapy License
Top specialties
Wound Care

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110 jobs180
76 jobs473
116 jobs398
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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

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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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Common questions about salaries for a Home Health Aide

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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