Updated August 22, 2022

Average Home Health Aid Salary

$13.10hourly

$27,249 yearly

Entry level Salary
$20,000 yearly
$20,000
10 %
$27,249
Median
$36,000
90 %

How much does a Home Health Aid make?

Home health aids make $27,249 per year on average, or $13.1 per hour, in the United States. Home health aids on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $20,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $36,000.

Location impacts how much a home health aid can expect to make. Home health aids make the most in Massachusetts, Washington, North Dakota, Minnesota, and New Hampshire.

Highest Paying States For Home Health Aids

The darker areas on the map show where home health aids earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average Salary:

Home Health Aid average salary by State

RankStateAvg. SalaryHourly RateJob Count
1Minnesota$33,283$16.002,654
2Maine$32,288$15.52587
3North Dakota$33,744$16.22310
4Washington$34,164$16.432,427
5Massachusetts$34,263$16.472,932
6Montana$31,300$15.05436
7Rhode Island$32,681$15.71383
8New York$31,907$15.344,412
9Connecticut$31,324$15.061,133
10New Jersey$31,073$14.942,784
11Vermont$33,229$15.98170
12Idaho$30,275$14.56538
13Oregon$32,118$15.441,286
14New Hampshire$33,263$15.99305
15Pennsylvania$27,860$13.396,019
16Michigan$28,236$13.573,321
17Wisconsin$29,137$14.011,883
18Iowa$29,250$14.061,165
19South Dakota$30,720$14.77230
20Alaska$32,568$15.66195
21Delaware$29,877$14.36354
22Ohio$26,371$12.683,494
23Indiana$25,143$12.092,399
24Illinois$29,173$14.033,246
25Wyoming$28,104$13.51158
26Kentucky$24,183$11.631,298
27Colorado$28,206$13.561,611
28Kansas$25,231$12.13948
29West Virginia$23,080$11.10653
30Utah$27,668$13.30582
31District of Columbia$29,972$14.41226
32North Carolina$23,254$11.183,712
33Oklahoma$23,969$11.521,001
34Hawaii$26,342$12.66264
35Florida$22,721$10.925,805
36Louisiana$23,496$11.301,012
37Maryland$27,278$13.111,573
38Nebraska$24,660$11.86576
39Tennessee$23,311$11.211,738
40Missouri$24,651$11.851,544
41Nevada$24,411$11.74515
42California$24,362$11.718,516
43Arkansas$23,290$11.20737
44Mississippi$21,060$10.13801
45New Mexico$22,476$10.81654
46South Carolina$22,950$11.031,227
47Virginia$23,204$11.162,577
48Arizona$22,207$10.681,668
49Georgia$22,017$10.592,989
50Alabama$20,246$9.731,335
51Texas$22,063$10.615,108

Highest Paying Cities For Home Health Aids

RankCityAvg. SalaryHourly Rate
1Reading, MA$34,360$16.52
2Spokane, WA$34,263$16.47
3Concord, NH$33,363$16.04
4Minneapolis, MN$33,313$16.02
5Syracuse, NY$33,071$15.90
6Portland, OR$32,477$15.61
7Portland, ME$32,319$15.54
8Union City, NJ$31,336$15.07
9Sioux Falls, SD$30,510$14.67
10Newark, DE$30,015$14.43
11Chicago, IL$29,372$14.12
12Madison, WI$28,868$13.88
13Grand Rapids, MI$28,414$13.66
14Denver, CO$28,290$13.60
15Reading, PA$28,016$13.47

Here Are The Five Most In Demand Cities Right Now:

  1. Reading, MA
  2. Spokane, WA
  3. Concord, NH
  4. Minneapolis, MN
  5. Syracuse, NY

Home Health Aid Salary Details

Average Home Health Aid Salary Graph
Average Home Health Aid Salary Graph, Trends, and Summary

What is a Home Health Aid's Salary?

PercentileAnnual SalaryMonthly SalaryHourly Rate
90th Percentile$36,000$3,000$17
75th Percentile$31,000$2,583$15
Average$27,249$2,271$13
25th Percentile$23,000$1,917$11
10th Percentile$20,000$1,667$10

Average Salary By Related Titles

Job TitleAnnual SalaryMonthly SalaryHourly RateJob Openings
Sitter$28,724$2,394$13.8185,152
Attending, Ambulatory Care$29,626$2,469$14.24169,412
Personal Care Worker$29,490$2,458$14.18129,522
Live In Caregiver$36,855$3,071$17.7271,484
Elderly Caregiver$37,109$3,092$17.8471,532
Provider$61,912$5,159$29.77112,186

Which Companies Pay Home Health Aids The Most?

The highest paying companies for home health aids are St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and Brigham and Women's Hospital according to our most recent salary estimates. In addition, companies like Massachusetts General Hospital and Home Nursing Agency report highly competitive wages for home health aids.

Home Health Aid Salary Trends

Average Home Health Aid Salary Over Time

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

    Home Health Aid Salary By Year

    YearAvg. SalaryHourly Rate% Change
    2022$27,200$13.10+5.0%
    2021$25,900$12.45-4.5%
    2020$27,000$13.00+4.1%
    2019$25,900$12.47+2.6%
    2018$25,300$12.14+3.0%

    Recently Added Home Health Aid Salaries

    CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
    Nuclear Care PartnersHome Health Aide (HHA)Santa Fe, NM07/26/2022$29,218
    Kindred at HomePersonal Care Attendant PCMarble Falls, TX07/26/2022$41,740
    Wesley Enhanced Living at Chestnut Hill ManorHome Care AideDoylestown, PA07/26/2022$27,131
    Kindred at HomePersonal Care Attendant PCKansas City, MO07/26/2022$33,392
    EbenezerHome Health AideBloomington, MN07/26/2022$38,610
    Interim HealthcareHome Health AideJoliet, IL07/25/2022$35,479
    The Helper BeesPittsburgh, PA-Experienced Caregiver/Home Health AidePittsburgh, PA07/25/2022$33,705
    Key PersonnelHome Health Aides/Med Techs-Great Start To Healthcare-TrainingHolland, MI07/25/2022$31,305
    NeurocareHome Health Aide-StudentGrand Rapids, MI07/25/2022$28,175
    The Helper BeesPearland, TX-Female Caregiver/Home Health AidePearland, TX07/25/2022$39,966

    Home Health Aid Salaries FAQs

    What State Pays Home Health Aids The Most?

    Massachusetts pays Home Health Aids the most in the United States, with an average salary of $34,263 per year, or $16.47 per hour.

    How Do I Know If I'm Being Paid Fairly As A Home Health Aid?

    You know if you are being paid fairly as a Home Health Aid if your pay is close to the average pay for the state you live in. For example, if you live in Washington you should be paid close to $34,164 per year.

    What Type Of Home Health Aid Gets Paid The Most?

    Provider gets paid the most. Provider made a median salary of $61,912. The best-paid 10 percent make $81,000, while the lowest-paid 10 percent make $47,000.

    What Is A Good Starting Salary For A Home Health Aid?

    A good starting salary for a home health aid is $21,000 in the United States. That puts you in the 10th percentile of annual income for a home health aid in the U.S., which is about what you would expect if you were new to the field. The average salary for home health aids is $27,567, but that normally requires some level of experience to achieve. Furthermore, a good starting salary for a home health aid can vary by state.

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