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Personal Care Aides

Help patients with daily living activities in homes or care facilities.

Quick Facts


Well below the statewide median
$11.96 / hour    Read more about wages


Well above statewide average
Growth rate:  33.5%    Read more about outlook


High school diploma or equivalent is typical for entry. National Data

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Administer basic health care or medical treatments.
  • Assist individuals with special needs.
  • Document client health or progress.
  • Maintain client information or service records.
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Job Title Examples:

Personal Care Assistant (PCA)
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

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