Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
In five to 10 years time, starting salaries of $21K can reach $22K. Those who spend a decent amount of time in this profession—one to two decades—usually make about $26K. Certified Home Health Aides' salaries shift downward after two decades on the job, averaging $26K. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up 20 percent of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise 7 percent, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining 7 percent. Between one and nine years of experience is the norm for people in this field—more than half of those surveyed fit this bill.