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

Alzheimer's Certified Home Health Aides in the United States are largely women. The group as a whole has a nationwide average of $11.01 per hour for pay. For the most part, Alzheimer's Certified Home Health Aides enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. About one in four report receiving medical coverage from their employers and just under one in five collect dental insurance. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$8.64 - $18.31
(Median)
$8
$11
$18
MEDIAN: $11.00
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.64 - $18.31  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $24.24  
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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$18,140 - $45,941  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 69
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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. Individuals who have worked for fewer than five years bring in approximately $22K on average. Those in the five-to-10 year range can expect an average that is only a touch bigger at $23K. On average, Alzheimer's Certified Home Health Aides make $28K following one to two decades on the job. After two decades in the workforce, the average Alzheimer's Certified Home Health Aide generally earns more than ever; median pay for this group is estimated at $30K.

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

Late-Career
up arrow 26%

Experienced
up arrow 17%

National Average
$24,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

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
22%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 26% dental benefits Dental: 19%
vision benefits Vision: 15% employee benefits None: 74%
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