Home health care services

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Workforce

1.36M

2016 BLS Estimate

Average Employee Age

44.8

Estimated Job Growth

4.4%

10-Year Projection

Average Salary

$30,948

Average Male Salary

$43,815

Average Female Salary

$29,134

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The top three occupations in the Home health care services Industry Group are Nursing, psychiatric, & home health aides, Personal care aides, Registered nurses, Licensed practical & licensed vocational nurses, and Medical & health services managers. On average, full-time employees in the Home health care services Industry Group work 43.2 hours per week and have an average annual salary of $40,251. Part-time employees in the same industry work 22.4 hours and earn an average annual salary of $15,182.

The locations with the highest concentration of employees in the Home health care services Industry Group are Morris Heights, Fordham South & Mount Hope PUMA, NY, East Flatbush, Farragut & Rugby PUMA, NY, and South Texas Development Council (South) & Coastal Bend COG (West) PUMA, TX. The industry that purchases the most products or services from the Hospitals Industry Group is Home health care services.

Workforce

A snapshot of jobs, wages, and opportunities in the Home health care services Industry Group. Nursing, psychiatric, & home health aides are the most common position, but the Home health care services Industry Group employs a relatively high number of Nursing, psychiatric, & home health aides, compared to other industries. 

The highest average salary in Home health care services goes to Physicians & surgeons.

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Occupations by Share

1.36M

Workforce (BLS Estimate)

ACS Estimate: 1.36M

3.95%

1 Year Growth

± 2.88%

The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that there were 1.36M people employed in the Home health care services Industry Group in 2016.

According to ACS estimates, the number of people employed in the Home health care services Industry Group has been growing at a rate of 3.95%, , from 1.31M people in 2016 to 1.36M people in 2017.

The following graphic shows the share of employment in Home health care services by various occupations according to ACS estimates. Nursing, psychiatric, & home health aides represent the largest share of positions held in Home health care services at 36.1%, followed by Personal care aides with 24.9% and Registered nurses with 11.1%.

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Most Common

The most common occupations in the Home health care services Industry Group, by number of employees, are Nursing, psychiatric, & home health aides, Personal care aides, Registered nurses, Licensed practical & licensed vocational nurses, and Medical & health services managers.

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Most Specialized

Compared to other Industry Groups, Home health care services employs an unusually high number of Nursing, psychiatric, & home health aides, Personal care aides, and Licensed practical & licensed vocational nurses.

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Highest Paid

The highest paid occupations in Home health care services, by average wage, are Physicians & surgeons, Financial managers, and Management analysts.

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Wages

Average Salary

$30,948

AVERAGE WAGE

± $743

On average, employees in the Home health care services Industry Group make $30,948 per year. This number makes Home health care services the 234 highest paying Industry Group in the United States out of a total of 266 Industry Groups.

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Wage by Location

HIGHEST PAYING PUBLIC USE MICRODATA AREA

This map shows which public use microdata areas (PUMAs) pay the highest average salary to employees in the Home health care services Industry Group.

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Wage Distribution

0.459

WAGE GINI

Home health care services has a wage GINI of 0.459, which is less than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Home health care services (shown in red) in comparison to the national average for those wage buckets (shown in gray).

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Opportunities

Spatial Concentration

This map shows the PUMAs in the United States that have revealed comparative advantage in the Home health care services Industry Group.

These are locations that employ more people in the Home health care services Industry Group than expected given both the size of that location's overall labor pool and the national size of the Home health care services Industry Group.

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Diversity

Demographic information on the Home health care services Industry Group in the US. Male employees tend to earn more than Female employees, with average respective salaries of $43,815 and $29,134. So too tend to earn more than other races and ethnicities in this industry.

Gender Composition

1.19M

FEMALE WORKFORCE

±26.7k

168k

MALE WORKFORCE

±10.1k

87.6% of workers in the Home health care services Industry Group are Female, making them the more common gender in the workforce. This chart shows the gender breakdown of the Home health care services Industry Group.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$43,815

AVERAGE MALE SALARY

±$3,172

$29,134

AVERAGE FEMALE SALARY

±$710

On average, Male workers in the Home health care services Industry Group make 1.5 times more than their Female counterparts. This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in the Home health care services Industry Group.

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Wage by Race & Ethnicity in Common Jobs

RACE OR ETHNICITY WITH THE HIGHEST AVERAGE SALARY

  1. Asian

  2. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

  3. White

On average, Asian employees in the Home health care services Industry Group earn 1.18 times more than other races and ethnicities. This chart shows the race and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in the Home health care services Industry Group.

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Input/Output

Estimates of the sources of the costs and the purchasers of the products in the Home health care services Industry Group. Based on estimates from the Bureau of Economic Analysis, this section indicates the amount of money spent by a specific industry in other industries. Professional and business services has the highest single input, by dollars, to the Home health care services Industry Group, and the largest industry purchasing services from the Home health care services Industry Group is Educational services, health care, and social assistance.

In this visualization, click on a category to expand or collapse it. All of the industries listed to the left are those places from which the highlighted industry has made purchases. They are the intermediate inputs to the highlighted industry. All those industries listed on the right side are those industries that have made purchases from the highlighted industry. They are the use of outputs of the highlighted industry. The visualizations below offer alternative ways to see and understand this data.

Industrial Flow

The closest comparable data for Home health care services is from Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance.

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Intermediate Inputs

The Home health care services Industry Group gets the most input, by its share of the cost of all intermediate inputs, from the Professional and business services Industry. This visualization does not include labor and capital costs.

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Use of Output by Other Industries

The Educational services, health care, and social assistance Industry purchases the greatest share of products and services from the Home health care services Industry Group in order to produce other goods and services. Purchases of the Home health care services Industry Group for final consumption by consumers, businesses, or government are not included here.

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Projections

Growth projections of the Home health care services Industry Group, both by number of employees and output, from the Bureau of Labor and Statistics. The national workforce is projected to grow 8.13% in the next ten years. The Home health care services Industry Group has a lower projected workforce growth at 4.4%. Its projected 10-year growth in output (3.1%) is lower than the projected national growth in output (24.6%).

Job Growth

4.4%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

8.13%

NATIONAL AVERAGE

This line chart shows the projected 10-year growth in the number of jobs for the Home health care services Industry Group, which is lower than the national average of 8.13%.

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Output Growth

3.1%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

24.6%

NATIONAL AVERAGE

This line chart shows the projected 10-year growth in output of the Home health care services Industry Group, which is lower than the national average of 24.6%

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