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Home Health Aides in Indiana

Is Indiana a good place for you to work as a Home Health Aide?

48.8% Jobs Projection
$23,200 Median Salary
2,520 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Home Health Aides in Indiana are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Home Health Aides in Indiana is growing faster than average.

  • Home Health Aides in Indiana earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Home Health Aides Work in Indiana?

There were approximately 13,660 workers employed as Home Health Aides in this state in 2018.

There were 12,610 Home Health Aides employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 1,050 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 6,420 Home Health Aides working in it, which means Indiana has more Home Health Aides than average.


Job Projections for Indiana

Jobs for Home Health Aides in this state are growing at a rate of 48.8% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 47.3%.


Indiana Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 2,520 annual job openings, and 20,050 total jobs in 2026 for Home Health Aides in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 168,600 annual jobs and 1,342,700 total jobs in 2026.

What do Home Health Aides Make in Indiana?

In 2018 wages for Home Health Aides ranged from $19,620 to $30,210 with $23,200 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $9.43 to $14.53. The median hourly rate was $11.15.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $11.04 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.11.

The median salary in Indiana is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top Indiana Metros for Home Health Aides

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Home Health Aides.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 29,230 $24,190
Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN 6,240 $23,380
Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN 5,060 $23,660
Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN 1,490 $22,460
Fort Wayne, IN 940 $22,820
South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI 920 $22,970
Bloomington, IN 290 $23,050
Terre Haute, IN 260 $21,790
Columbus, IN 200 $25,350
Kokomo, IN 160 $21,560
Elkhart-Goshen, IN 100 $27,670
Michigan City-La Porte, IN 90 $23,930

Top States for Home Health Aides Employment

View the list below to see where most Home Health Aides work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York 191,820 $24,920
Texas 69,600 $19,770
Ohio 55,490 $22,200
New Jersey 41,040 $23,620
Pennsylvania 36,940 $24,380
Illinois 33,990 $24,270
Florida 32,960 $23,110
North Carolina 30,040 $20,390
Michigan 26,580 $23,260
Massachusetts 25,220 $30,140
California 24,560 $29,380
Minnesota 22,380 $28,660
Arizona 17,570 $24,440
Indiana 13,660 $23,200
Georgia 12,330 $22,320
Missouri 11,710 $23,070
Maryland 11,440 $26,900
Virginia 9,700 $22,060
South Carolina 9,600 $21,290
Colorado 9,510 $25,260

Below are the states where Home Health Aides get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
North Dakota $34,440
Rhode Island $30,600
Massachusetts $30,140
California $29,380
South Dakota $29,300
District of Columbia $28,900
Iowa $28,900
Minnesota $28,660
New Hampshire $28,530
Alaska $28,200

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