Top Ten Most Expensive States for Home Health Aides

We wanted to take the opportunity to share this eye opening piece from Financial Planning. The first five states listed are tied for #10.  

10. Wisconsin

Annual state median: $52,624/year

5-YR annual growth: 2%

Most expensive region/city: Racine/Sheboygan: $56,628/year

Least expensive region/city: Green Bay: $45,760/year

 

10. Oregon

Annual state median: $52,624/year

5-Yr annual growth: 1%

Most expensive region/city: Corvallis: $65,666/year

Least expensive region/city: Salem $33,748/year

 

10. New York

Annual state median: $52,624/year

5-YR annual growth: 2%

Most expensive region/city: Elmira/Rochester (tie): $57,200/year

Least expensive region/city: Brooklyn: $44,616/year

 

10. Montana

Annual state median: $52,624/year

5-YR annual growth: 2%

Most expensive region/city: Missoula/Great Falls (tie): $54,912/year

Least expensive region/city: Rest of state: $52,624/year

 

10. Iowa

Annual state median: $52,624/year

5-YR annual growth: 3%

Most expensive region/city: Waterloo area: $67,496/year

Least expensive region/city: Ames $22,880/year

 

9. Vermont

Annual state median: $53,768/year

5-YR annual growth: 2%

Most expensive region/city: Burlington area: $57,200/year

Least expensive region/city: Rest of state: $50,336/year

 

9. South Dakota

Annual state median: $53,768/year

5-YR annual growth: 4%

Most expensive region/city: Rapid City: $54,912/year

Least expensive region/city: Sioux Falls: $50,336/year

 

9. Nebraska

Annual state median: $53,768/year

5-YR annual growth: 3%

Most expensive region/city: Lincoln: $54,866/year

Least expensive region/city: Rest of state: $51,137/year

 

9. Delaware

Annual state median: $53,768

5-YR annual growth: 3%

Most expensive region/city: N/A

Least expensive region/city: Dover: $50,336/year

 

8. Maine

Annual state medium: $54,340

5-YR annual growth: 2%

Most expensive region/city: Portland area: $58,344/year

Least expensive region/city: Bangor: $49,192

 

7. Washington D.C.

Annual state median: $54,912/year

5-YR annual growth: 3%

Most expensive region/city: N/A

Least expensive region/city: Washington area: $45,760

 

7. Colorado

Annual state median: $54, 912/year

5-YR annual growth: 3%

Most expensive region/city: Fort Collins: $58,344

Least expensive region/city: Greeley: $25,168

 

7. California

Annual state median: $54,912

5-YR annual growth: 3%

Most expensive region/city: San Francisco/San Jose area (tie): $68,640

Least expensive region/city: Madera: $37,752

 

6. Washington

Annual state median: $56,834/year

5-YR annual growth: 2%

Most expensive region/city: Mount Vernon area: $64,064/year

Least expensive region/city: Bellingham: $44,616/year

 

5. Rhode Island

Annual state median: $57,200/year

5-YR annual growth: 1%

Most expensive region/city: Providence area: $57,772/year

Least expensive region/city: N/A

 

5.New Hampshire

Annual state median: $57,200/year

5-YR annual growth: 1%

Most expensive region/city: Rest of state: $57,200/year

Least expensive region/city: Manchester area: $54,912/year

 

5. Massachusetts

Annual state median: $57,200/year

5-YR annual growth: 3%

Most expensive region/city: Barnstable Town: $60,632/year

Least expensive region/city: Rest of state $46,904/year

 

4. Hawaii

Annual state median: $57,772/year

5-YR annual growth: 0%

Most expensive region/city: Kahului area: $59,488/year

Least expensive region/city: Urban Honolulu: $57,200/year

 

3. Minnesota

Annual state median: $59,488/year

5-YR annual growth: 4%

Most expensive region/city: Minneapolis area: $66,352/year

Least expensive region/city: Rest of state: $50,336/year

 

2. Alaska

Annual state median: $61,776/year

5-YR annual growth: 0%

Most expensive region/city: Rest of state: $66,352/year

Least expensive region/city: Fairbanks: $59,442/year

 

1. North Dakota

Annual state median: $63,972

5-YR annual growth: 4%

Most expensive region/city: Bismarck

Least expensive region/city: Rest of state: $38,896/year

 

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