Women account for the majority of Alzheimer's Certified Home Health Aides in the United States. The entire group has an average salary of $11.79 per hour. Medical benefits are awarded to approximately one in four, and roughly a sixth earn dental coverage. Most Alzheimer's Certified Home Health Aides are fairly content with their jobs, and work satisfaction falls in line with the national average. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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MEDIAN: $11.79
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Overtime
$7.80 - $24.83  
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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

  • 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.
  • Direct patients in simple prescribed exercises or in the use of braces or artificial limbs.
  • 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.

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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.


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Individuals who have worked for fewer than five years bring in approximately $23K on average. Those in the five-to-10 year range can expect an average that is only a touch bigger at $24K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $27K. Old hands boasting more than twenty years of relevant experience report pay that is more or less commensurate with that extensive experience; average earnings for this group come out to approximately $28K.

Key Stats for Certified Home Health Aide (CHHA), Alzheimer's

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
035
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
14%
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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%
vision benefits
Vision: 14%
dental benefits
None: 74%
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