Home Health Aides

Provide routine individualized healthcare such as changing bandages and dressing wounds, and applying topical medications to the elderly, convalescents, or persons with disabilities at the patient's home or in a care facility. Monitor or report changes in health status. May also provide personal care such as bathing, dressing, and grooming of patient.
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Quick Facts: Home Health Aides
2014 Median Pay
$21,920 per year / $10.54 per hour
Typical Entry-Level Education
No formal educational credential
Work Experience in a Related Occupation
None
On-the-job Training
Short-term on-the-job training
Number of Jobs, 2014
913,500
Job Outlook, 2014-24
38.1%
Employment Change, 2014-24
348,400

Median annual wages, May 2014

Percent change in employment, projected 2014-24

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