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

Alzheimer's Certified Home Health Aides in the United States are largely female. The average salary of the entire group is approximately $11.06 per hour. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Around one in four report receiving medical coverage from their employers and nearly one in five collect dental insurance. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$8.81 - $18.38
(Median)
$8
$11
$18
MEDIAN: $11.00
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.81 - $18.38  
   
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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$18,518 - $46,075  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 68
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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. At career start (within the first five years), average income sits near $22K, and the average for folks who have worked for five to 10 years is only slightly higher at $23K. Alzheimer's Certified Home Health Aides bring in $29K after working for 10 to 20 years. Veterans who have worked for more than two decades do tend to make the most in the end; the median pay for 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
28%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 27% dental benefits Dental: 20%
vision benefits Vision: 16% employee benefits None: 73%
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