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 $11.06 per hour on average. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Just under a third enjoy medical while roughly one in five get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to one in six. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$8.70 - $18.25

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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.70 - $18.25  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $24.24  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,030  
   
Total Pay (?
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$18,227 - $45,802  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 70
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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.


For many Alzheimer's Certified Home Health Aides, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Someone who has worked for fewer than five years earns around $22K on average. Individuals with five to 10 years of experience don't get much more, though; the average income in this group is $23K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $29K in this role. As Alzheimer's Certified Home Health Aides reach more than two decades on the job, compensation remains commensurate with experience; the average pay in this group is $30K.

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

Late-Career
up arrow 25%

Experienced
up arrow 19%

National Average
$24,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

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

1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 28% dental benefits Dental: 21%
vision benefits Vision: 17% employee benefits None: 72%
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