Google Trend graph of Home Care Aide over an 8 year period certainly shows an obvious trend upward. Since 2007 the interest in Home Health Care Aides has shot up on a consistent growth pattern and really shows no end in sight with baby boomers retiring and needing more home care every year.
Bureau of Labor Statistics information for Home Care Aides shows in their classification under Home Health & Personal Care Aides. The median pay for a Home Care Aide in 2010 was reported as $20,170 a year with an hourly rate of about $9.70. The total amount of jobs avaialable for Home Care Aides was reported as 1,878,700 in 2010 and is expected to grow by a whopping 70% from 2010 – 2020. Job opening for Home Health Care Aides will be incredibly abundant adding nearly 1,313,200 jobs on the market from 2010 to 2020. If you view the state by state salary figures below you’ll see that Home Health Aides can earn as much as $26,000 a year if you get a job in the right state.
Listed below is information that is specific to Home Care Aide job salaries that you can expect to receive in that state area. Our state by state breakdown allows you to see which state is best to get a job as a Home Care Aide. The salary information provided below is off of real-world job listings for Home Care Aides and the pay offered for those jobs. We source Indeed, Simply Hired, PayScale and GlassDoor.com. The information provided by Indeed about their process for collecting salary averages is as follows: “Indeed Salary Search is based on an index of salary information extracted from over 50 million job postings from thousands of unique sources over the last 12 months. Many job descriptions don’t contain salary information, but there are enough that do to produce statistically significant median salaries for millions of keyword, job title and location combinations – in fact, most job searches you are likely to think of. As new jobs are added each day, the Indeed Salary Search index is automatically updated with fresh salary data, so the salary results are as up-to-date as they could possibly be.”