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Certified Home Health Aide (CHHA) Salary

A Certified Home Health Aide (CHHA) earns an average wage of $10.65 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. 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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$14,545 - $43,278
(Median)
$15K
$23K
$43K
MEDIAN: $22,615
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$8.55 - $14.98
(Median)
$8
$11
$15
MEDIAN: $10
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$14,545 - $43,278  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $488.98  
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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$17,888 - $32,238  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 45
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.55 - $14.98  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $22.09  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $488.98  
   
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).
)
$17,888 - $32,238  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 802

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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




National Average
$23,000


Skills That Affect Certified Home Health Aide (CHHA) Salaries


Home Health/Home Care
0%

National Average
$23,000

Elder Care
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 92 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 32% dental benefits Dental: 23%
vision benefits Vision: 16% employee benefits None: 66%