A Certified Home Health Aide (CHHA) earns an average wage of $10.93 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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$12,919 - $51,004
(Median)
$13K
$24K
$51K
MEDIAN: $24,154
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$9.11 - $15.08
(Median)
$9
$11
$15
MEDIAN: $10
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$12,919 - $51,004  
   
Bonus
$24.24 - $1,439  
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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$18,969 - $32,487  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 46
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$9.11 - $15.08  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.10  
Overtime
$3.30 - $23.52  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$24.24 - $1,439  
   
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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$18,969 - $32,487  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 756
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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.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $23,091

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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

Cleaning
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Hospice Care
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Elder Care
0%

National Average
$23,000

Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 1%

CPR
up arrow 23%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 44 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 31%
dental benefits
Dental: 21%
medical benefits
Vision: 17%
dental benefits
None: 67%
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