$23,285
Avg. Salary
$11.14
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$410

Bonus

$7.00

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Home Health Aide (HHA), Certified is $11.14 per hour.

The average pay for a Home Health Aide (HHA), Certified is $23,285 per year.

10%
$9.38
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$11.14
50%
$15.08
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90%
MEDIAN $11.14
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$14k
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$23k
50%
$47k
90%
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MEDIAN $23,285
$13,930 - $47,368
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MEDIAN: $23,285
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$0$47K
Salary $13,930 - $47,368
Bonus $15.78 - $1,231
Profit Sharing $7.00
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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$19,359 - $32,969
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 58
Hourly Data $0$21
Hourly Rate $9.38 - $15.08
Hourly Tips $4.52
Overtime $9.17 - $21.03
Annual Data $0$32K
Bonus $15.78 - $1,231
Profit Sharing $7.00
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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$19,359 - $32,969
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,369

Job Description for Home Health Aide (HHA), Certified

Home health aides (HHA), certified are in charge of providing health services to patients in their own homes. These professionals are certified to provide care in a variety of settings. They possess strong communication skills to interact with patients, family, and healthcare providers and to suggest courses of action when issues arise. Home health aides are responsible for facilitating care in a familiar environment. They administer medicine and provide comfort as required.

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Home Health Aide (HHA), Certified Pay By Employer

$0$32K

Partners In Care
10 profiles
$22,531

$21,840

Senior Helpers
6 profiles
$26,520

Common Career Paths for Home Health Aide (HHA), Certified


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Certified Home Health Aides might see a strong upturn in salary after transitioning into upper-level roles such as Licensed Practical Nurse, a seemingly popular career choice. People currently working in the latter position report a noticeably higher median income of $38K per year.

Home Health Aide (HHA), Certified Job Listings

Popular Skills for Home Health Aide (HHA), Certified


Survey results suggest that Certified Home Health Aides use a fairly large toolkit of professional skills. Most notably, facility with CNA and Hospice Care are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 36 percent and 20 percent, respectively. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Cleaning. Most people experienced in Home Health/Home Care also know Elder Care.

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

Pay by Experience for a Home Health Aide (HHA), Certified has a positive trend. An entry-level Home Health Aide (HHA), Certified with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $22,000 based on 393 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Home Health Aide (HHA), Certified with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $24,000 based on 222 salaries. An experienced Home Health Aide (HHA), Certified which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $24,000 based on 185 salaries. A Home Health Aide (HHA), Certified with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $23,000 based on 68 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

-10%

National Average: $23,668

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Washington is home to an above-average pay rate for Certified Home Health Aides, 22 percent higher than the national average. Certified Home Health Aides will also find cushy salaries in Sarasota (+8 percent) and Albany (+7 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Cleveland, 13 percent below the national average. Below-median salaries also turn up in West Palm Beach and Tampa (11 percent lower and 10 percent lower, respectively).

Home Health Aide (HHA), Certified Reviews

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

Home Health Aide (HHA), Certified in Goshen:
"Little Place with Big Rewards."
Pros: Meeting new people and listening about their years as children and joining them looking at photo albums.
Cons: Nothing that I can think of.

Home Health Aide (HHA), Certified in Albany:
Pros: Helping others to be able to stay in three homes for as long as they can. To stay as independent as possible.
Cons: When a client will no longer do things to help themselves, or can no longer stay at home safely.

Home Health Aide (HHA), Certified in Reno:
"Helping those that need it."
Pros: Being able to help others that can't do for themselves.
Cons: Knowing that I have my own limitations and many chores take me longer than I would like. As that may be, I end up doing much more work than I am being paid for.

Home Health Aide (HHA), Certified in Sacramento:
"Nothing I was well prepared."
That it is the most rewarding job a person can have if you have a giving heart.

Home Health Aide (HHA), Certified in Melbourne:
"Love my clients."
Pros: Be able to work with different people.
Cons: The pay is awful and the cumute and they dont pay for gas pr mileage.

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.

Home Health Aide (HHA), Certified in St. Louis:
"Angel."
Pros: I get to take care of others during their time of suffering.
Cons: When my patient passes away.

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Key Stats for Home Health Aide (HHA), Certified

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 151 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
11%

Experience Affects Home Health Aide (HHA), Certified Salaries

▲2%

▲1%

National Average
$24,000

▼1%

▼8%

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

CNA
▲33%

▲17%

National Average
$24,000

Home Health/Home Care
▼3%

Elder Care
▼4%

Cleaning
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 151 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 30%
dental benefits
Dental: 19%
vision benefits
Vision: 16%
no benefits
None: 69%