The average wage for a Certified Home Health Aide (CHHA) is $10.41 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
Certified Home Health Aide (CHHA) Total Pay (?
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$15,023 - $62,638
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63K
MEDIAN: $22,498
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Certified Home Health Aide (CHHA) Total Pay (?
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$8.17 - $14.92
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$15,023 - $62,638  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $497.55  
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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$17,258 - $32,404  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 829
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.17 - $14.92  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $21.92  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $497.55  
   
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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$17,258 - $32,404  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 829
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Job Description for Certified Home Health Aide (CHHA)
Certified home health aides (CHHAs) are health workers dedicated to delivering personal care to clients with disabilities or other needs requiring assistance, typically directly in their homes or in an assisted living environment. While the elderly are the most common consumers for these services, CHHAs may work with younger individuals as well.
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Certified Home Health Aide (CHHA) Tasks
  • Change bed linens, wash, and iron patients' laundry, and clean patients' quarters.
  • Check patients' pulse, temperature, and respiration.
  • Direct patients in simple prescribed exercises or in the use of braces or artificial limbs.
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Pay by Experience Level for Certified Home Health Aide (CHHA)
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
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Experience Affects Certified Home Health Aide (CHHA) Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$22,000

Skills That Affect Certified Home Health Aide (CHHA) Salaries

Home Health/Home Care
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Elder Care
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National Average
$22,000
Job Satisfaction
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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 73 votes.
Gender
Female
95%
female alumni
 
Male
5%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
9%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 32% dental benefits Dental: 23%
vision benefits Vision: 17% employee benefits None: 66%
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