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Home health aide salary in United States

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

Average base salary

Average $15.81
Low $10.26
High $24.37
$4,000per year
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a home health aide is $15.81 per hour in the United States and $4,000 overtime per year.159.6k salaries reported, updated at December 2, 2023

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Salaries by years of experience in the United States

Years of experiencePer hour
Less than 1 year
1 to 2 years
3 to 5 years
6 to 9 years
More than 10 years
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Top companies for Home Health Aides in United States

  1. Amedisys
    2,273 reviews973 salaries reported
    $17.71per hour
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Highest paying cities for Home Health Aides near United States

  1. Bronx, NY
    $18.49 per hour
    662 salaries reported
  2. New York, NY
    $18.38 per hour
    860 salaries reported
  3. Brooklyn, NY
    $18.02 per hour
    1.2k salaries reported
  1. Indianapolis, IN
    $14.69 per hour
    435 salaries reported
  2. St. Louis, MO
    $14.69 per hour
    139 salaries reported
  3. Philadelphia, PA
    $14.48 per hour
    978 salaries reported
  1. Miami, FL
    $14.16 per hour
    335 salaries reported
  2. Cincinnati, OH
    $14.01 per hour
    495 salaries reported
  3. Columbus, OH
    $13.71 per hour
    402 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

More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

Top SkillsSalaryJob openingsCompanies
23 jobs63
110 jobs180
76 jobs473
116 jobs398
11 jobs31
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Most common benefits for Home Health Aides

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • 403(b)
  • AD&D insurance
  • Continuing education credits
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Loan forgiveness
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid orientation
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid time off
  • Paid training
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Safety equipment provided
  • Travel reimbursement
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
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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 much do similar professions get paid in United States?

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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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