The larger portion of Alzheimer's Certified Home Health Aides in the United States are women. Median pay in this female-dominated area goes for around $11.79 per hour. For the most part, people in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Nearly one-fourth report receiving medical coverage from their employers and about a sixth collect dental insurance. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
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$9.29 - $17.39
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$9
$12
$17
MEDIAN: $11.00
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Hourly Rate
$9.29 - $17.39  
   
Overtime
$7.80 - $24.83  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Total Pay (?
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$19,598 - $36,770  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 83
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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.


Alzheimer's Certified Home Health Aides do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. During the first five years of their careers, Alzheimer's Certified Home Health Aides see a median income of $23K. Survey respondents with five to 10 years of experience report an only modestly higher median of $24K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Alzheimer's Certified Home Health Aides make a median salary of $27K. Ultimately, more time spent in the workforce does seem to translate to bigger paychecks; seasoned veterans with more than 20 years of experience report a median income of $28K.

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

Late-Career
up arrow 12%

Experienced
up arrow 8%

National Average
$25,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 26%
dental benefits
Dental: 17%
medical benefits
Vision: 14%
dental benefits
None: 74%
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