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How much does hospice care cost in Washington, DC?


As of July 2024, the average starting rate for a hospice care in Washington, DC is $23.00 per hour. The weekly cost for a hospice care working a 40-hour week in Washington, DC is $920 while the monthly cost is approximately $2,990 for 130 hours of work.

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Data is based on rates reported by service providers listed on Last updated in July 2024.

Here's a comparison of hospice care costs in Washington, DC to both state and national rates

The cost of hiring a hospice care in Washington, DC is approximately 0% higher than District of Columbia average starting rate of $23.00 per hour and 8% higher than the national average of $21.21.


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These are the most affordable cities for hospice care near Washington, DC

In some cases, nearby cities may offer more affordable hospice care services. When evaluating hospice care pay rates in Washington, DC and its surrounding areas, it is essential to follow the minimum wage regulations and understand the proper way to pay legally. There are multiple benefits of paying legally that should be considered, such as tax deductions and fostering a professional employment relationship.


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Columbia, MD



Woodbridge, VA



Waldorf, MD



Upper Marlboro, MD



Arlington, VA



These are the most expensive cities for hospice care near Washington, DC

There are several factors that can contribute to higher pay rates for hospice care in cities near Washington, DC. Factors such as a higher cost of living, increased demand for hospice care services, and a more competitive job market can drive up the average rates. As a result, it's crucial to consider these local factors when comparing hospice care rates near Washington, DC.


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Manassas, VA



Silver Spring, MD



Hyattsville, MD



Laurel, MD



Alexandria, VA



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