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Certified Home Health Aide (CHHA), Alzheimer's Salary

Women comprise the majority of Alzheimer's Certified Home Health Aides in the United States. Individuals in this line of work make around $10.84 per hour on average. Just under a third enjoy medical while slightly more than a fifth get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to slightly less than one-fifth. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Alzheimer's Certified Home Health Aides. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
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$8.56 - $18.38
(Median)
$8
$11
$18
MEDIAN: $10
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.56 - $18.38  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $24.47  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,030  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$18,003 - $46,334  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 66

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Job Description for Certified Home Health Aide (CHHA), Alzheimer's

  • Check patients' pulse, temperature and respiration.
  • Provide patients with help moving in and out of beds, baths, wheelchairs or automobiles, and with dressing and grooming.
  • Maintain records of patient care, progress, or problems to report and discuss observations with supervisor or case manager.
  • Change bed linens, wash and iron patients' laundry, and clean patients' quarters.
  • Entertain, converse with, or read aloud to patients to keep them mentally healthy and alert.

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Pay by Experience Level for Certified Home Health Aide (CHHA), Alzheimer's

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. People who have worked for fewer than five years earn around $21K, and folks with five to 10 years of experience see a modestly higher median of $23K. On average, Alzheimer's Certified Home Health Aides make $28K following one to two decades on the job. Survey participants who have spent more than 20 years on the job report a predictably higher median income of $31K, demonstrating that compensation is roughly commensurate with experience in the end.

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Experience Affects Certified Home Health Aide (CHHA), Alzheimer's Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 30%

Experienced
up arrow 19%

National Average
$24,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 29% dental benefits Dental: 22%
vision benefits Vision: 18% employee benefits None: 71%
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