Skip to Main Content

Personal Care Aides

Employment Prospects


More than 2.2 million personal care aides are employed in the United States. According to the Paraprofessional Healthcare Institute (PHI), the majority of personal care aides are women. Most aides work in the homes of clients. Others are employed in small group homes, hospice facilities, or larger care communities. The majority of aides work for local social service agencies that provide home care services. A small but growing percentage of aides are self-employed.

Join Vault Gold to unlock this premium content

Earnings - Outlook - Resources & Associations and more

Are you a student? You may have FREE access.

Vault partners with thousands of colleges, universities and academic institutions to provide students with FREE access to our premium content. To determine if your school is a partner, please enter your school email address below.

Related Professions