Long Term Care Planning
Average Homemaker Costs Across Pennsylvania

Average Homemaker Costs Across Pennsylvania

Homemaker providers in Pennsylvania offer in-home care for patients who need help with daily tasks such as cleaning, cooking, or running errands.

They offer a variety of long term care services for you or your loved one, but often come at a hefty price.

If you’re considering a homemaker in Pennsylvania, it’s important to understand how you plan to pay for it. According to a 2021 survey by Genworth**, the median cost for one Pennsylvania resident to receive care from a homemaker equates to $59,488 for a full year.

Where you live in Pennsylvania can also make a difference in the price you pay for a homemaker, since prices vary between different cities.

Generally, the cost of a homemaker is the most expensive in Lancaster, where the median price for a full year of service is $64,064, or approximately $28 per hour of service.

The cost of these services decreases for Johnstown, which in terms of urban areas, has the lowest annual median price for homemaker services in Pennsylvania. In Johnstown, the cost for a full year of a homemaker is roughly $45,760, or approximately $20 per hour of service.

Don’t live in Lancaster or Johnstown? Check out our cost analysis of homemakers in these other popular Pennsylvania cities: Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, Gettysburg, Lebanon, Allentown, Williamsport, East Stroudsburg, Chambersburg, Erie, Harrisburg, State College, York, Reading, Scranton, Altoona, Bloomsburg

For residents living in smaller suburbs or the more rural areas of Pennsylvania, the median cost of a homemaker is $54,912 annually, 7% below the overall state median.

Can’t afford to pay out of pocket for a homemaker in Pennsylvania?

Don’t worry, you’re not alone.

Pennsylvania homemakers work with long term care insurance companies to help pay for your long term care needs, if you have a policy.

The key is to start planning early, so you have time to qualify for the best possible rates. And that’s where the insurance brokers at Policy Solver are here to help.

We partner with the best carriers and agents in Pennsylvania, to ensure you get the right coverage, at the right price.

Schedule a free consultation today to begin browsing your options. Our brokers are waiting to answer your questions and help you find the best homemaker coverage in Pennsylvania at the lowest price, guaranteed.

** Genworth Cost of Care Survey, conducted by CareScout®, July – September 2021
© 2021 Genworth Financial, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Methodology: https://pro.genworth.com/riiproweb/productinfo/pdf/131168.pdf


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