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

Average Home Health Aide Hourly Wage in the United States

Home Health Aides earn a median hourly wage of $10.54. Hourly wages typically start from $8.40 and go up to $14.40.

Average Home Health Aide Yearly Salary in the United States

Home Health Aides earn a median salary of $21,920 per year. Salaries typically start from $17,480 and go up to $29,950.

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    • Delaware State University | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Goldey-Beacom College | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Wesley College | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Wilmington University | New Castle, DE
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Home Health Aide Earnings by Seniority

Top End Home Health Aide Earnings

The highest earning Home Health Aides in the United States earn:

$14.40
an hour
$29,950
per year
Senior Home Health Aide Earnings

Senior Home Health Aides in the United States earn:

$11.96
an hour
$24,870
per year
Experienced Home Health Aide Earnings

Experienced Home Health Aides in the United States earn:

$10.54
an hour
$21,920
per year
Junior Home Health Aide Earnings

Junior Home Health Aides in the United States earn:

$9.23
an hour
$19,190
per year
Starting Home Health Aide Earnings

Starting Home Health Aides in the United States earn:

$8.40
an hour
$17,480
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Home Health Aide salary comparison

Home Health Aides earn less than 79% percent of Health careers. Home Health Aide salaries are in the bottom 93% of all careers in the United States.

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Home Health Aide Salary $21k

Historical salary for Home Health Aides in the United States

Home Health Aide salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Home Health Aide Salary in North Dakota $14.13 $29,380 # 1
Home Health Aide Salary in Alaska $14.80 $30,780 # 2
Home Health Aide Salary in Delaware $13.06 $27,170 # 3
Home Health Aide Salary in Massachusetts $13.47 $28,010 # 4
Home Health Aide Salary in California $11.42 $23,740 # 5
Home Health Aide Salary in Connecticut $12.90 $26,830 # 6
Home Health Aide Salary in Wyoming $13.18 $27,420 # 7
Home Health Aide Salary in New Hampshire $12.61 $26,220 # 8
Home Health Aide Salary in Rhode Island $11.55 $24,030 # 9
Home Health Aide Salary in South Dakota $12.60 $26,200 # 10
Home Health Aide Salary in Vermont $12.73 $26,480 # 11
Home Health Aide Salary in Hawaii $12.72 $26,460 # 12
Home Health Aide Salary in Colorado $11.54 $24,000 # 13
Home Health Aide Salary in District of Columbia $12.61 $26,230 # 14
Home Health Aide Salary in Washington $11.51 $23,940 # 15
Home Health Aide Salary in Nevada $10.98 $22,850 # 16
Home Health Aide Salary in Minnesota $11.87 $24,700 # 17
Home Health Aide Salary in Utah $10.90 $22,660 # 18
Home Health Aide Salary in Nebraska $11.26 $23,430 # 19
Home Health Aide Salary in Maryland $11.32 $23,540 # 20
Home Health Aide Salary in Wisconsin $11.11 $23,110 # 21
Home Health Aide Salary in Maine $10.99 $22,860 # 22
Home Health Aide Salary in Iowa $11.17 $23,220 # 23
Home Health Aide Salary in Illinois $10.71 $22,270 # 24
Home Health Aide Salary in Kentucky $10.54 $21,910 # 25
Home Health Aide Salary in Oregon $10.88 $22,640 # 26
Home Health Aide Salary in Oklahoma $10.61 $22,080 # 27
Home Health Aide Salary in New York $10.85 $22,570 # 28
Home Health Aide Salary in New Mexico $9.97 $20,730 # 29
Home Health Aide Salary in Arizona $10.70 $22,260 # 30
Home Health Aide Salary in Kansas $10.90 $22,680 # 31
Home Health Aide Salary in New Jersey $10.71 $22,270 # 32
Home Health Aide Salary in Florida $10.62 $22,080 # 33
Home Health Aide Salary in Montana $10.72 $22,310 # 34
Home Health Aide Salary in Virginia $10.50 $21,830 # 35
Home Health Aide Salary in Missouri $10.82 $22,500 # 36
Home Health Aide Salary in Michigan $10.04 $20,880 # 37
Home Health Aide Salary in Indiana $10.51 $21,850 # 38
Home Health Aide Salary in Pennsylvania $10.26 $21,350 # 39
Home Health Aide Salary in Idaho $9.51 $19,770 # 40
Home Health Aide Salary in Mississippi $10.44 $21,720 # 41
Home Health Aide Salary in Ohio $9.83 $20,450 # 42
Home Health Aide Salary in Georgia $9.52 $19,800 # 43
Home Health Aide Salary in South Carolina $9.59 $19,940 # 44
Home Health Aide Salary in Louisiana $9.02 $18,750 # 45
Home Health Aide Salary in Texas $8.85 $18,420 # 46
Home Health Aide Salary in Alabama $9.07 $18,870 # 47
Home Health Aide Salary in North Carolina $9.12 $18,970 # 48
Home Health Aide Salary in Tennessee $9.15 $19,040 # 49
Home Health Aide Salary in West Virginia $8.91 $18,530 # 50
Home Health Aide Salary in Arkansas $8.64 $17,960 # 51
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

How to Become a Home Health Aide

Interested in becoming a Home Health Aide? Here are your next steps.

  1. Take the Sokanu Career Test

    Would you make a good home health aide? Sokanu's free assessment reveals how compatible you are with a career across 5 dimensions!

    Take the free career test
  2. Get the Education

    • Delaware State University | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Goldey-Beacom College | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Wesley College | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Wilmington University | New Castle, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
  3. Get Hired

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