Pay for Entry-Level Certified Home Health Aides sits in the ballpark of $10.62 per hour. Just under one in three enjoy medical while approximately one-fifth get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to one-sixth. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job.

$10,652 - $41,718
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$42K
MEDIAN: $20,347
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$9.04 - $14.57
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$10,652 - $41,718  
   
Bonus
$325.00  
Total Pay (?
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$18,713 - $31,404  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 20
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$9.04 - $14.57  
   
Overtime
$1.51 - $19.53  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$325.00  
   
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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$18,713 - $31,404  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 386
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $22,335

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For Entry-Level Certified Home Health Aides, working in the bustling city of Cherry Hill has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. The smallest paychecks in the market, 13 percent south of the national average, can be found in Newark. Indianapolis and Los Angeles are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 9 percent lower and 7 percent lower, respectively.

Certified Home Health Aide (CHHA) Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Certified Home Health Aide (CHHA) in Philadelphia:
"I brought my own client to them."
Nursing Homes sadly wear out good people and burn them out for little pay and heavy work load. Stay in private sector.

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Skills That Affect Certified Home Health Aide (CHHA) Salaries

Hospice Care
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Elder Care
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National Average
$22,000

Home Health/Home Care
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 28%
dental benefits
Dental: 20%
medical benefits
Vision: 16%
dental benefits
None: 70%
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