Home Health Aides
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Low Risk (21-40%): Jobs in this level have a limited risk of automation, as they demand a mix of technical and human-centric skills.
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Our visitors have voted there's a low chance this occupation will be automated. This assessment is further supported by the calculated automation risk level, which estimates 38% chance of automation.
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The number of 'Home Health and Personal Care Aides' job openings is expected to rise 25.4% by 2031
Total employment, and estimated job openings
Updated projections are due 09-2023.
In 2022, the median annual wage for 'Home Health and Personal Care Aides' was $30,180, or $14 per hour
'Home Health and Personal Care Aides' were paid 34.8% lower than the national median wage, which stood at $46,310
Wages over time
As of 2022 there were 3,504,230 people employed as 'Home Health and Personal Care Aides' within the United States.
This represents around 2.4% of the employed workforce across the country
Put another way, around 1 in 42 people are employed as 'Home Health and Personal Care Aides'.
Monitor the health status of an individual with disabilities or illness, and address their health-related needs, such as changing bandages, dressing wounds, or administering medication. Work is performed under the direction of offsite or intermittent onsite licensed nursing staff. Provide assistance with routine healthcare tasks or activities of daily living, such as feeding, bathing, toileting, or ambulation. May also help with tasks such as preparing meals, doing light housekeeping, and doing laundry depending on the patient's abilities.
SOC Code: 31-1121.00
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