Home Health Aide Jobs in Georgia

Summary:

Home health aide jobs in Georgia tend to have below average salaries compared to the rest of the United States, and job growth in Georgia is expected to be exceptional.

Salary Information:

On average, home health aides jobs in Georgia pay $9.26 per hour versus $10.46 per hour for the United States as a whole. This translates into about $19,260 per year for Georgia workers versus $21,760 nationally. Most Georgia home health aides can expect to earn salaries between $16,900 and $20,840 annually. The top 10% of home health aides in Georgia make $11.53 per hour (about $23,980 per year) or more.

Job Growth:

Georgia’s number of people over the age 65 is expected to increase by 94.5%% over the next 20 years. The total number of elderly in the United States is expected to increase 77.6% during this time. Since this age group is the largest factor in the demand for home health aides, job growth in Georgia is expected to be exceptional over the next two decades and excellent in the United States as a whole.

Metro Area Data:

Area Name
Employment
Average Hourly Wage
Average Annual Salary
Top 10% Hourly Wage
Top 10% Annual Salary
United States
982,840
$10.46
$21,760
$14.13
$29,390
Georgia
11,990
$9.26
$19,260
$11.53
$23,980
Albany GA
650
$9.51
$19,790
$12.09
$25,140
Athens-Clarke County GA
260
$9.42
$19,590
$12.39
$25,770
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta GA
5,960
$9.43
$19,620
$11.82
$24,580
Augusta-Richmond County GA-SC
1,520
$9.03
$18,780
$10.95
$22,780
Chattanooga TN-GA
910
$11.20
$23,300
$14.79
$30,770
Dalton GA
50
$10.87
$22,610
$14.46
$30,070
Gainesville GA
260
$9.93
$20,660
$12.59
$26,180
Macon GA
450
$8.72
$18,140
$9.91
$20,600
Savannah GA
370
$9.66
$20,090
$11.61
$24,150
Valdosta GA
180
$9.22
$19,180
$13.20
$27,460
North Georgia nonmetropolitan area
290
$9.66
$20,090
$11.40
$23,700
Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area
410
$8.60
$17,880
$10.47
$21,780
East Georgia nonmetropolitan area
220
$8.85
$18,400
$10.94
$22,760
South Georgia nonmetropolitan area
890
$9.18
$19,090
$11.49
$23,900
Data Source(s):  U.S. Department of Labor, U.S. Census Bureau


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