Personal Care Aide

Blind Aide, Blind Escort, Care Manager, Care Provider, Care Taker, Caregiver   More Names
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), Companion, Convalescent Sitter, Direct Care Staffer, Direct Care Worker, Direct Support Professional, Direct Support Staff Member, Elderly Companion, Family Member Caretaker, Geriatric Aide, Geriatric Personal Care Aide, Guardian Family Member, Health Service Worker, Home Care Aide, Home Care Attendant, Home Care Giver, Home Care Provider, Home Health Care Provider, Home Help Aide, Independent Living Specialist, Live in Caregiver, Live-In Caregiver, Medication Aide, Nutrition Aide, Patient Care Assistant (PCA), Personal Assistant, Personal Attendant, Personal Care Aid, Personal Care Aide, Personal Care Aides, Personal Care Assistant (PCA), Personal Care Attendant (PCA), Personal Support Worker, Provider, Resident Assistant, Resident Care Assistant (RCA), Sitter, State Tested Nursing Assistant (STNA), Support Staff
A Day In The Life

Personal and home care aides help elderly, disabled, and ill persons live in their own homes or in residential care facilities instead of in a health facility. Most work with elderly or disabled clients who need more extensive care than family or friends can provide.

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Career Snapshot

Typical Education:

High School or GED (HS)
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Percent Job Growth:

26% - Much faster than average
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Typical Wages:

Annual: $19,180 - $24,860

Hourly: $9 - $12