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

Most Alzheimer's Certified Home Health Aides in the United States are women. The workforce as a whole earns a median of approximately $11.13 per hour. Approximately one-fourth enjoy medical while slightly less than a fifth get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to one in seven. Most workers in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. 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.


Alzheimer's Certified Home Health Aides with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. People who have worked for fewer than five years earn around $22K, and folks with five to 10 years of experience see a modestly higher median of $23K. Alzheimer's Certified Home Health Aides with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $27K. In the end, the overall pattern seems to be that more experience generally corresponds to higher pay; an Alzheimer's Certified Home Health Aide with more than 20 years of experience can earn $29K on average.

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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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