Personal care aides are most often employed by the Individual & family services industry. The average yearly wage for Personal care aides was $22,508 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Personal care aides by wage are Parking lot attendants, Laundry & drycleaning workers, and Teaching assistants.
Personal care aides are part of the Healthcare Support Occupations, along with Home health aides, Personal care aides, Nursing assistants, Orderlies and psychiatric aides, Occupational therapy assistants & aides, and 9 more.
The top 3 locations that employ the most Personal care aides are Gresham & Troutdale Cities PUMA, OR, Glendale City PUMA, CA, and Tacoma City (South), Parkland & Spanaway PUMA, WA. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Personal care aides are Chicago Lawn, Englewood/West Englewood & Greater Grand Crossing PUMA, IL, Milwaukee City (Central) PUMA, WI, and Fresno City (East Central) PUMA, CA.