Certified Home Health Aide (CHHA) Salary

A Certified Home Health Aide (CHHA) earns an average wage of $11.04 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.
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$14,448 - $54,901
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$29K
$55K
MEDIAN: $29,032
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$9.28 - $15.18
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MEDIAN: $11.10
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$14,448 - $54,901  
   
Bonus
$25.76 - $1,458  
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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$19,445 - $33,874  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 45
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$9.28 - $15.18  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.18  
Overtime
$5.16 - $23.15  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$25.76 - $1,458  
   
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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$19,445 - $33,874  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 729

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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

  • Direct patients in simple prescribed exercises or in the use of braces or artificial limbs.
  • Check patients' pulse, temperature, and respiration.
  • Change bed linens, wash, and iron patients' laundry, and clean patients' quarters.

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Pay by Experience Level for Certified Home Health Aide (CHHA)

Pay by Experience for a Certified Home Health Aide (CHHA) has a positive trend. An entry-level Certified Home Health Aide (CHHA) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $22,000 based on 374 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Certified Home Health Aide (CHHA) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $24,000 based on 236 salaries. An experienced Certified Home Health Aide (CHHA) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $25,000 based on 217 salaries. A Certified Home Health Aide (CHHA) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $26,000 based on 93 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $23,580

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Key Stats for Certified Home Health Aide (CHHA)

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 49 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Certified Home Health Aide (CHHA) Salaries

▲10%

▲6%

▼0%

National Average
$24,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Certified Home Health Aide (CHHA) Salaries

▲5%

Cleaning
▲4%

▼0%

National Average
$24,000


CPR
▼25%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 49 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 30%
dental benefits
Dental: 19%
vision benefits
Vision: 17%
no benefits
None: 69%
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