Home Health Aides

Home health aides and personal care aides help people with disabilities, chronic illnesses, or cognitive impairment by assisting in their daily living activities. They often help older adults who need assistance. In some states, home health aides may be able to give a client medication or check the client?s vital signs under the direction of a nurse or other healthcare practitioner.

$23,210

Median US Salary

High school diploma or equivalent

Minimum education requirement

Outlook for Home Health Aides

Currently employed

820,960

In the U.S. Total

Job Growth

41%

2016 - 2026 growth rate

Jobs added

50,000 or more

Estimated over the next 10 years

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Median Salary by State for Home Health Aides

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10 Highest Paying States

(Median salary)

Alaska $34,290

North Dakota $34,110

Massachusetts $29,740

District of Columbia $28,290

Delaware $28,080

Vermont $28,050

Wyoming $27,960

New Hampshire $27,830

Minnesota $27,690

South Dakota $27,320

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Maxxing your 401k as Home Health Aides

All numbers based on median salary

% to Max 401k

81.9%

Per paycheck

$731.11

Bi-Weekly Pay Period

Gross Income $892.69
Pre Tax Retirement $731.11
Before Taxes $161.58
Taxes $48.47
Take Home $113.11

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