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

The wage data and labor market projections presented below reflect a range of related occupations. Actual wages are likely to vary by location and employer.

Local Wages
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Period
2016
10% 25% Median 75% 90%
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Hourly Wage
Yearly Wage
  • High is the wage at which 90% of workers earn less and 10% earn more.
  • Median is the wage at which 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
  • Low is the wage at which 10% of workers earn less and 90% earn more.
State and National Trends
 
      

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