PHI has documented the wages in each state for the three main occupations that make up the direct-care workforce.
Personal Care Aide Wages
For Personal Care Aides –who constitute the fastest-growing occupation in the nation—wages are low and trending lower across the nation.
Home Health Aide Wages
Over the next ten years, Home Health Aides will add over 400,000 jobs to the economy — a growth rate of nearly 50%.
Nursing Assistant Wages
Despite shifting preferences among service recipients and policymakers toward home and community settings, demand for institutional care continues to grow at a substantial rate.