Home Health Aide Job Market

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Job Duties

Home health aides wear a lot of hats. They’re companions, healthcare professionals, life coaches, and—in many ways— therapists. Here’s a breakdown of their responsibilities:

  • Assisting clients with daily tasks like bathing, dressing, organizing, and scheduling appointments
  • Vacuuming, washing dishes, doing laundry, etc.

Work Environment

Most home health aides work in clients’ homes, while others work in small group homes or larger care facilities. Most work full time and some may work weekends / holidays depending on their clients' needs.

Pay Scale

How Much Do Home Health Aides Make?

The salary for this role varies based on location and experience, but the national average annual income is $24,000.*