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

Most Alzheimer's Certified Home Health Aides in the United States are women. The median pay for people in this role is approximately $11.13 per hour. Medical benefits are awarded to close to one-fourth, and a little less than one-fifth earn dental coverage. Though the majority of Alzheimer's Certified Home Health Aides do not report high levels of job satisfaction, most are moderately content with their role. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$8.79 - $18.39
(Median)
$8
$11
$18
MEDIAN: $11.00
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.79 - $18.39  
   
Overtime
$5.00 - $23.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,400  
   
Total Pay (?
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$18,523 - $45,503  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 82
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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 Alzheimer's Certified Home Health Aides, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. During their first five years in the workforce, individuals in this position earn $22K on average. Survey participants with five to 10 years under their belts see an only a slightly bigger average of $23K. Alzheimer's Certified Home Health Aides who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $27K. Alzheimer's Certified Home Health Aides who have acquired more than two decades of experience generally do see greater compensation; their average income is approximately $29K.

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

Late-Career
up arrow 18%

Experienced
up arrow 10%

National Average
$24,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 24%
dental benefits
Dental: 18%
medical benefits
Vision: 14%
dental benefits
None: 76%
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