In our experience, this is one of the first questions almost every family asks. We found average costs for Utah in the data from the MetLife 2012 Market Survey of Long-Term Care Costs.
The survey says that the average cost in 2012 of Nursing Home care in Utah was $203 per day for private care, and $166 per day for semi-private care.
The daily cost varies, depending on your locality. In Salt Lake City for instance, the average cost of private care per day was $225. The rest of the state has a lower daily cost, as an average, of $192.
|Utah||Avg. Daily Nursing Home Rate :
|Avg. Daily Nursing Home Rate :
|Salt Lake City||225||178|
|Rest of State||192||161|
The United States average cost for a semi-private room was $222.00.
For comparison, the average monthly cost for Assisted Living in Utah was $2,948. The average cost of a home health aide in the state was $25.00 per hour.