• Home Health and Personal Care Aides
  • Human Services
  • Annual Median Wage
    $ 25,080
    $20,710 range bar $32,830
    Annual NC Wage Range
    Growth Rate
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    Very Fast Growing
  • Home Health and Personal Care Aides monitor the condition of people with disabilities or chronic illnesses and help them with daily living activities. They often help older adults who need assistance. Under the direction of a nurse or other healthcare practitioner, home health aides may be allowed to give a client medication or to check the client's vital signs.

What do they typically do

  • Assist clients in their daily personal tasks, such as bathing or dressing
  • Perform housekeeping tasks, such as laundry, washing dishes, and vacuuming
  • Help to organize a client's schedule and plan appointments
  • Arrange transportation to doctors' offices or other outings
  • Shop for groceries and prepare meals to meet a client's dietary specifications
  • Keep clients engaged in their social networks and communities

Number of Jobs

Average Annual
Job Growth +2.3%
Job Openings 12,876

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Education & Training

  • Education

    These occupations usually require a high school diploma.
    Associated Programs or Majors
    License
    • NA
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