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Home Health Aide (HHA), Certified Salary

A Home Health Aide (HHA), Certified earns an average wage of $10.22 per hour. A skill in Hospice Care is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
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$11,836 - $60,384
(Median)
$12K
$26K
$60K
MEDIAN: $25,680
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$8.30 - $15.13
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$8
$10
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MEDIAN: $10
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$11,836 - $60,384  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $495.79  
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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$17,229 - $32,674  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 20
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$8.30 - $15.13  
   
Overtime
$4.97 - $19.40  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$0.00 - $495.79  
   
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).
)
$17,229 - $32,674  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 339

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Job Description for Home Health Aide (HHA), Certified

  • Check patients' pulse, temperature and respiration.
  • Provide patients with help moving in and out of beds, baths, wheelchairs or automobiles, and with dressing and grooming.
  • Maintain records of patient care, progress, or problems to report and discuss observations with supervisor or case manager.
  • Change bed linens, wash and iron patients' laundry, and clean patients' quarters.
  • Entertain, converse with, or read aloud to patients to keep them mentally healthy and alert.

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Pay by Experience Level for Home Health Aide (HHA), Certified

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Home Health Aide (HHA), Certified Reviews

What is it like working as a Home Health Aide (HHA), Certified?

Home Health Aide (HHA), Certified in Kirkland:
"I love my job."
Pros: I love getting to know my clients and hearing their stories of growing up ,and meeting the families.
Cons: Watching clients deteriorate in health.

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Experience Affects Home Health Aide (HHA), Certified Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 24%

Experienced
up arrow 19%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$22,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Skills That Affect Home Health Aide (HHA), Certified Salaries

Hospice Care
up arrow 13%

National Average
$22,000

Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 34% dental benefits Dental: 22%
vision benefits Vision: 16% employee benefits None: 65%