Personal care aides are most often employed by the Individual & family services industry. The average yearly wage for Personal care aides was $20,163 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Personal care aides by wage are Nonfarm animal caretakers, Maids & housekeeping cleaners, and Teacher assistants.
Personal care aides are part of the Personal Care & Service Occupations, along with Recreation & fitness workers, Firstline supervisors of gaming workers, Firstline supervisors of personal service workers, Animal trainers, Nonfarm animal caretakers, Gaming services workers, Motion picture projectionists, Ushers, lobby attendants, & ticket takers, Miscellaneous entertainment attendants & related workers, Morticians, undertakers, & funeral directors, Embalmers & funeral attendants, Barbers, Hairdressers, hairstylists, & cosmetologists, Miscellaneous personal appearance workers, Baggage porters, bellhops, & concierges, Tour & travel guides, Childcare workers, Personal care aides, Residential advisors, and Personal care & service workers, all other
The top 3 locations that employ the most Personal care aides are Brownsville City (North) PUMA, TX, Glendale City PUMA, CA, and Yamhill & Polk Counties PUMA, OR. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Personal care aides are Hidalgo County (North & West) PUMA, TX, Brownsville City (North) PUMA, TX, and Valencia, Bernalillo (East Mountains) Counties & Isleta Pueblo PUMA, NM.