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1. Medical Social Worker
Medical social workers offer a variety of services. For example, locating community resources, counseling, and assisting clients with recovery.
Some also work as a patient’s case manager if the client has a complex medical condition. The salary range for the professionals falls between $58683 to $71219.
“There are only four kinds of people in the world. Those who have been caregivers. Those who are currently caregivers. +Those who will be caregivers, and those who will need a caregiver.”
― Rosalyn Carter
2. Registered Nurse Private Duty
Private duty registered nurses offer mobile care services in patient’s residences. The nurses can hold different titles like
- Licensed practical nurses
- Expert registered nurses
- Nursing assistants
The job description of private duty nurses varies, depending on the experience and type of education an individual has. For instance, diabetes care, hospice care, traumatic brain injury care, tube feedings, ventilator care, are examples of services they offer.
In addition, the professional may also provide personal care services like cooking and cleaning. The national average salary for private duty nurses, according to Zip Recruiter, is $58,000 per year.
“My caregiver mantra is to remember: The only control you have is over the changes you choose to make.”
― Nancy L. Kriseman
On average, caregivers make about $25,000 per year. This is based on data collected from around 54,000 people.
The professionals are mainly tasked with supporting patients who have challenges completing basic tasks. For example, they can help patients with dressing, eating, bathing, grooming, administering medication, etc.
“You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the things which you think you cannot do.”
— Eleanor Roosevelt
4. Home Health Aide (HHA, STNA, CHHA, or PCA)
This term describes home health aides as expert caregivers who help patients maintain hygiene and personal health in their homes. They earn anywhere from $12-$17 an hour.
Examples of their duties may include grooming patients, preparing meals, grocery shopping, paying bills, and scheduling appointments. In addition, they also follow instructions from nurses and doctors.
“Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.”
— Leo Buscaglia, author
5. Personal Care Homemakers
The median salary of a homemaker is $11 per hour. Homemakers generally take care of households ensuring that they run smoothly and stay clean. For example, they manage household resources, take care of chores and personal services.
In addition, many homemakers drive household members to various locations. They also service vehicles and do minor repairs on household appliances.
In short, the duties of homemakers usually vary according to the needs, habits, ages, and incomes of people in the household.
“Kindness can transform someone’s dark moment with a blaze of light. You’ll never know how much your caring matters. Make a difference for another today.”
― Amy Leigh Mercree, author
So, armed with the salary information above, it is now easier to make a wise decision on the home care jobs to go after.
Do you know any HHA agencies that pay high?
Krystle Cook – the creator of Home Jobs by MOM – put her psychology degree on a shelf and dived into a pile of diapers and dishes instead. She is a wife and mother to two rambunctious boys, sweating it out in her Texas hometown. She loves cooking, DIY home projects, and family fun activities.