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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 $10.84 per hour for pay. Work is enjoyable for Alzheimer's Certified Home Health Aides, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Just under one in three report receiving medical coverage from their employers and one-fifth collect dental insurance. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$8.37 - $18.12
(Median)
$8
$11
$18
MEDIAN: $10
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50%
90%

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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.37 - $18.12  
   
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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$18,095 - $46,075  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 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.


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. In this position, someone who has worked for fewer than five years can expect a median salary of $21K. The median for people with five to 10 years of experience is only a little bit higher at $23K. For Alzheimer's Certified Home Health Aides, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $27K. Survey participants who have spent more than 20 years on the job report a predictably higher median income of $31K, demonstrating that compensation is roughly commensurate with experience in the end.

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

Late-Career
up arrow 28%

Experienced
up arrow 13%

National Average
$24,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

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

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 30% dental benefits Dental: 21%
vision benefits Vision: 19% employee benefits None: 70%
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