Updated August 22, 2022

Average Homemaker Salary

$12.78hourly

$26,588 yearly

Entry level Salary
$20,000 yearly
$20,000
10 %
$26,588
Median
$34,000
90 %

How much does a Homemaker make?

Homemakers make $26,588 per year on average, or $12.78 per hour, in the United States. Homemakers on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $20,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $34,000.

Location impacts how much a homemaker can expect to make. Homemakers make the most in Maine, Massachusetts, Vermont, New York, and New Jersey.

Highest Paying States For Homemakers

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

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Homemaker average salary by State

RankStateAvg. SalaryHourly RateJob Count
1Maine$33,740$16.2242
2Massachusetts$31,796$15.29286
3New Jersey$30,298$14.57364
4New York$30,373$14.60566
5Connecticut$28,699$13.80160
6Oregon$29,436$14.15125
7West Virginia$25,985$12.4950
8Vermont$30,777$14.8014
9Texas$27,627$13.28573
10Tennessee$25,664$12.34212
11Washington$28,954$13.92197
12Wisconsin$27,624$13.28134
13Pennsylvania$25,349$12.19423
14North Dakota$29,072$13.9811
15Rhode Island$27,615$13.2830
16Illinois$26,204$12.60412
17New Hampshire$27,823$13.3838
18Michigan$24,707$11.88312
19Ohio$24,749$11.90303
20Montana$26,514$12.7531
21North Carolina$25,629$12.32271
22South Dakota$26,629$12.8018
23Hawaii$29,662$14.2623
24Minnesota$27,534$13.24103
25Arizona$24,213$11.64183
26California$25,425$12.22870
27Iowa$24,667$11.8689
28Alabama$24,314$11.69115
29Alaska$26,639$12.819
30South Carolina$22,657$10.89143
31Delaware$23,627$11.3636
32Colorado$25,036$12.04141
33Missouri$22,974$11.05165
34Nebraska$24,220$11.6444
35Kentucky$23,509$11.3081
36Idaho$23,305$11.2029
37Nevada$21,507$10.3484
38New Mexico$22,971$11.0449
39Georgia$21,782$10.47323
40Florida$21,625$10.40636
41Maryland$22,561$10.85182
42District of Columbia$24,990$12.0118
43Indiana$21,698$10.43179
44Wyoming$22,195$10.6710
45Virginia$22,242$10.69234
46Kansas$21,992$10.5755
47Mississippi$20,316$9.7761
48Utah$22,405$10.7741
49Oklahoma$20,440$9.8385
50Arkansas$21,279$10.2346
51Louisiana$20,311$9.7689

Highest Paying Cities For Homemakers

RankCityAvg. SalaryHourly Rate
1Beverly, MA$32,087$15.43
2Newark, NJ$30,461$14.64
3New York, NY$30,209$14.52
4Urban Honolulu, HI$29,692$14.28
5New London, CT$28,814$13.85
6Appleton, WI$28,380$13.64
7Manchester, NH$27,827$13.38
8Coon Rapids, MN$27,648$13.29
9Frisco, TX$27,579$13.26
10Huntley, IL$26,384$12.68
11High Point, NC$25,672$12.34
12Aurora, CO$25,023$12.03
13Des Moines, IA$24,483$11.77
14Lenexa, KS$22,059$10.61
15Jacksonville, FL$21,671$10.42

Here Are The Five Most In Demand Cities Right Now:

  1. Beverly, MA
  2. Newark, NJ
  3. New York, NY
  4. Urban Honolulu, HI
  5. New London, CT

Homemaker Salary Details

Average Homemaker Salary Graph
Average Homemaker Salary Graph, Trends, and Summary

What is a Homemaker's Salary?

PercentileAnnual SalaryMonthly SalaryHourly Rate
90th Percentile$34,000$2,833$16
75th Percentile$30,000$2,500$14
Average$26,588$2,216$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
Attending, Ambulatory Care$29,626$2,469$14.24169,412
Child Care Attendant$27,542$2,295$13.24156,197
Direct Support Staff$31,268$2,606$15.03182,001
Aide$27,793$2,316$13.3678,919
Elderly Caregiver$37,109$3,092$17.8471,532
Direct Support Professional$32,077$2,673$15.42142,034

Which Companies Pay Homemakers The Most?

The highest paying companies for homemakers are Amedisys and Bristol Hospice according to our most recent salary estimates. In addition, companies like Kinney Drugs and Health First report highly competitive wages for homemakers.
RankCompanyAverage SalaryHourly RateJob Openings
1Amedisys$34,046$16.3720
2Bristol Hospice$33,532$16.121
3Kinney Drugs$32,819$15.782
4Health First$32,050$15.411
5Episcopal Homes of Minnesota$32,034$15.401
6Arapahoe County$31,651$15.22
7Compass Group USA$31,645$15.216
8Chelsea Jewish Lifecare$31,588$15.191
9Glencoe Regional Health Services$30,606$14.711
10Southern Healthcare$30,520$14.671
11Masonicare$30,391$14.615
12WesleyLife$29,863$14.362
13LHC Group$29,654$14.265
14Menno Haven$29,585$14.221
15Elliot Hospital$29,466$14.171
16Anodyne Medical Services$29,095$13.9921
17Immanuel$28,884$13.892
18Avera Health$28,861$13.886
19Brethren Care Village$28,741$13.824
20AdventHealth$28,633$13.774

How Much Do Homemakers Make In Different Industries?

Here are some examples of how much a homemaker salaries can based on different industries:

  1. The health care industry pays homemakers an average salary of $27,475

  2. The professional industry pay $27,217

  3. The lowest paying industry for homemakers is the technology industry. Homemakers in this industry earn an average salary of $25,889

Highest Paying Industries For Homemakers

RankIndustryAverage SalaryHourly Rate
1Health Care$27,475$13.21
2Professional$27,217$13.09
3Government$26,406$12.70
4Technology$25,889$12.45

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Homemaker Salary Trends

Average Homemaker Salary Over Time

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

    Homemaker Salary By Year

    YearAvg. SalaryHourly Rate% Change
    2022$26,600$12.78+6.8%
    2021$24,800$11.92+6.9%
    2020$23,100$11.10+3.8%
    2019$22,200$10.68+5.1%
    2018$21,100$10.13+4.3%

    Recently Added Homemaker Salaries

    CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
    Easter Seals New HampshireHomemaker-Concord *NEW !*Concord, NH07/19/2022$27,131
    Let Us Assist Home Care, LLCHomemaker/CaregiverHuntsville, AL07/16/2022$29,218
    Adara Home HealthHomemakerBuffalo, MN07/12/2022$31,305
    Direct Access Counseling and Supportive Services, LLCHomemaker/CompanionPunta Gorda, FL07/11/2022$20,870
    BayadaHomemaker/CompanionPittsfield, MA07/10/2022$34,018
    Steck Solutions, LLCFamily HomemakerRichmond, IN07/08/2022$34,436
    Steck Solutions, LLCFamily HomemakerRichmond, IN07/08/2022$34,436
    Bayada Home Health CareHomemaker/CompanionPittsfield, MA07/07/2022$34,018
    Compass Group USA Inc.Household HomemakerRidgefield, NJ07/06/2022$35,479
    Compass Group USA Inc.Household HomemakerRidgefield, NJ07/06/2022$35,479

    Homemaker Salaries FAQs

    What State Pays Homemakers The Most?

    Maine pays Homemakers the most in the United States, with an average salary of $33,740 per year, or $16.22 per hour.

    How Do I Know If I'm Being Paid Fairly As A Homemaker?

    You know if you are being paid fairly as a Homemaker if your pay is close to the average pay for the state you live in. For example, if you live in Massachusetts you should be paid close to $31,796 per year.

    What Type Of Homemaker 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 Homemaker?

    A good starting salary for a homemaker is $20,000 in the United States. That puts you in the 10th percentile of annual income for a homemaker in the U.S., which is about what you would expect if you were new to the field. The average salary for homemakers is $28,586, but that normally requires some level of experience to achieve. Furthermore, a good starting salary for a homemaker can vary by state.

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