Home Health Aide Jobs in New Jersey

Summary:

Home health aide jobs in New Jersey tend to have slightly above average salaries compared to the rest of the United States, and job growth in New Jersey is expected to be strong.

Salary Information:

On average, home health aides jobs in New Jersey pay $10.93 per hour versus $10.46 per hour for the United States as a whole. This translates into about $22,730 per year for New Jersey workers versus $21,760 nationally. Most New Jersey home health aides can expect to earn salaries between $20,080 and $24,010 annually. The top 10% of home health aides in New Jersey make $13.89 per hour (about $28,900 per year) or more.

Job Growth:

New Jersey’s number of people over the age 65 is expected to increase by 59.1%% 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 New Jersey is expected to be strong 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
New Jersey
29,550
$10.93
$22,730
$13.89
$28,900
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton PA-NJ
2,630
$10.57
$21,990
$14.72
$30,610
Atlantic City-Hammonton NJ
600
$11.90
$24,750
$16.22
$33,750
Camden NJ Metropolitan Division
4,560
$10.48
$21,790
$14.34
$29,820
Edison-New Brunswick NJ Metropolitan Division
4,570
$11.61
$24,150
$14.44
$30,030
Newark-Union NJ-PA Metropolitan Division
6,690
$10.80
$22,460
$13.70
$28,500
New York-White Plains-Wayne NY-NJ Metropolitan Division
92,710
$10.51
$21,860
$14.35
$29,840
Trenton-Ewing NJ
1,580
$11.78
$24,500
$15.18
$31,570
Data Source(s):  U.S. Department of Labor, U.S. Census Bureau


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