Google Trend growth of the interest around Home Health Aides has seen year after year growth increases. Everyone knows that the baby boomer populations is aging and the need for help with this demographic is growing fast and will only increase the need for Home Health Aide job positions out there. In 2013 the trend for Home Health & Personal Care Aides has only taken off, this is a great career to take an interest in.
Bureau of Labor Statistics information for Home Health Aides shows that their 2010 median pay was $20,170 a year which comes out to around $9.70 an hour. This pay is most likely going to increase over time as the demand from aging baby boomers and growing elderly populations creates more demand. Home Health Aides don’t have to have specific type of education or degrees but in order to advance and get paid more money getting a nursing degree is recommended. There were a total of 1,878,700 Home Health Aide jobs on the market in 2010 according to the BLS and the growth from 2010 – 2020 is expected to be 70%. This is much faster than most careers that we cover and will add nearly 1,313,200 Home Health Aides & Personal Care Attendants to the job market from 2010 – 2020. Using our salaries by state information for Home Health Aides you will see you can earn as much $28,000 a year by working in one of the highest paying states which is nearly $8,000 more a year from the median pay.
Listed below is information that is specific to Home Health Aide job salaries that you can expect to receive in that state area. Our state by state breakdown allows you to see which state is best to get a job as a Home Health Aide. The salary information provided below is off of real-world job listings for Home Health Aides and the pay offered for those jobs. We source Indeed, Simply Hired, PayScale and GlassDoor.com. The information provided by Indeed about their process for collecting salary averages is as follows: “Indeed Salary Search is based on an index of salary information extracted from over 50 million job postings from thousands of unique sources over the last 12 months. Many job descriptions don’t contain salary information, but there are enough that do to produce statistically significant median salaries for millions of keyword, job title and location combinations – in fact, most job searches you are likely to think of. As new jobs are added each day, the Indeed Salary Search index is automatically updated with fresh salary data, so the salary results are as up-to-date as they could possibly be.”