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Should you decide to become a Home Health Aide in Indiana you will be excited to know you made a wonderful choice for many reasons. The largest reason being that the career as a whole is growing so much! Just as other allied health careers in Indiana are also growing, not many are growing like the field of home care is. We detail it all below for you. Cities in Indiana that will see most of the growth in openings will be Indianapolis, Fort Wayne, Evansville, South Bend, Carmel, Fishers, Bloomington, Hammond, Gary, Lafayette, Muncie and Noblesville.

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How to Become a Home Health Aide in Indiana

The HHA’s daily job tasks are detailed in this guide on how to become a Home Health Aide. If you want to see the exact steps in the process to become a HHA keep reading below because we cover it all for you.

What is the Process for Becoming a Home Health Aide in Indiana?

In the section below we will take a more in-depth glance at the necessary steps for becoming a Home Health Aide in the State of Indiana.

Step 1 – Earn your high school diploma or GED

If you have your HS diploma or GED, you have completed the most basic requirement for entry in HHA training in Indiana.

Step 2: Sign-up for a Indiana-accredited HHA program

All Indian home care employers who take Medicare or Medicaid from their customers must hire certified home health aides and personal care aides to be able to be eligible for the government assistance.

Accredited Home Health Aide Classes in Indiana

Ivy Tech Community College – Indianapolis
50 W Fall Creek Parkway N Dr Indianapolis, Indiana 46208
317-921-4561

Scott’s Home Health Aide Certification School
1817 Dogwood Drive Kokomo, Indiana 46902
765-457-5500

Hagen Health Education
3865 Lake City Hwy Suite B Warsaw, Indiana 46580
260-633-0931

Indiana Health Careers Vocational Training & Testing
Sellersburg, IN 47172-1910
(866) 896-0594

Step 3: Graduate from your Home Health Aide program and any state-required hands-on training hours

The state of Indiana requires that you train for 75 classroom hours and 16 clinical hours before being qualified for the taking of the Indiana Home Health Aide certification examination.

Step 4: Pass the Indiana Home Health Aide certification exam

Once you pass the HHA certification exam in Indiana you will complete the last step and will be on your way to becoming a home health aide in Indiana.

Outlook for Home Health Aide salary in Indiana

Indeed there is a strong country-wide need for HHAs and in Indiana with bls.gov predicting a 40% increase in Indiana through 2026. The following is a more in depth description of Home Health Aide pay in Indiana by area and county in Indiana. Indianapolis, Fort Wayne, Evansville, South Bend, Carmel, Fishers, Bloomington, Hammond, Gary, Lafayette, Muncie and Noblesville are going to see most of the new job openings for home health aides in Indiana.

LocationPay TypeLowMedianHigh
United StatesHourly$8.65$10.87$14.72
Yearly$17,990 $22,600 $30,610
IndianaHourly$8.48$10.84$14.10
Yearly$17,640 $22,540 $29,320
Columbus, IN MSAHourly$9.11$13.46$15.25
Yearly$18,940 $27,990 $31,720
Bloomington, IN MSAHourly$9.82$11.24$15.51
Yearly$20,420 $23,370 $32,260
Kokomo, IN MSAHourly$8.17$11.20$14.61
Yearly$16,990 $23,290 $30,400
Indianapolis-Carmel, IN MSAHourly$8.63$11.17$14.33
Yearly$17,960 $23,240 $29,810
Southwest/ Southeast Indiana BOSHourly$8.31$10.90$15.18
Yearly$17,280 $22,670 $31,570
Northwest Indiana BOSHourly$9.16$10.82$12.14
Yearly$19,050 $22,510 $25,240
Gary, IN Metropolitan DivisionHourly$8.09$10.72$18.18
Yearly$16,830 $22,300 $37,820
Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN MSAHourly$8.99$10.68$12.86
Yearly$18,700 $22,210 $26,760
Michigan City-La Porte, IN MSAHourly$8.01$10.67$14.82
Yearly$16,650 $22,200 $30,820
Louisville-Jefferson County, KY-IN MSAHourly$8.45$10.65$13.73
Yearly$17,580 $22,160 $28,560
Muncie, IN MSAHourly$8.55$10.63$12.14
Yearly$17,790 $22,120 $25,260
Fort Wayne, IN MSAHourly$8.45$10.61$12.37
Yearly$17,570 $22,080 $25,730
Northeast Indiana BOSHourly$8.33$10.51$13.15
Yearly$17,320 $21,860 $27,340
South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI MSAHourly$8.79$10.48$12.23
Yearly$18,280 $21,800 $25,440
Terre Haute, IN MSAHourly$8.09$10.29$12.06
Yearly$16,820 $21,390 $25,080
Evansville, IN-KY MSAHourly$8.10$9.75$14.28
Yearly$16,850 $20,280 $29,710

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