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Home Health Aides

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages

Wages listed below are for a variety of experience and education levels. Make sure that you research the typical entry-level education and work experience and training requirements for this occupation.

This career: $14.22
Statewide median: $20.95

 

This career pays below the statewide median wage.


Wages for Home Health Aides *

Area Low Median High
U S
$10.80 $12.00 $13.91
Minnesota
$12.76 $14.22 $15.69
Central Minnesota
$12.43 $13.91 $15.44
Northeast Minnesota
$11.99 $13.27 $14.61
Northwest Minnesota
$12.52 $13.90 $15.29
Southeast Minnesota
$12.49 $13.78 $15.07
Southwest Minnesota
$11.85 $13.25 $15.07
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$13.28 $14.66 $16.11

* "Low" indicates 25% of workers earn less and 75% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 75% of workers earn less and 25% earn more.

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Employment

In Minnesota, there are 22,380 workers employed in this very large career.

Where do Home Health Aides most often work?

 

Current Demand

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This career is currently in very high demand.

 

Future Demand   This career is projected to grow much faster than average.

This career is seeing very high growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 40,705 new Home Health Aides to meet market demand between 2016-2026. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.

 

Employment Outlook for Home Health Aides
Area Employment Employment Change
2016 2026 Number Percent
U S 911,500 1,342,700 431,200 47.3%
Minnesota 25,601 33,448 7,847 30.7%
Minnesota Planning Regions 2016 2026 Number Percent
Northwest Minnesota 1,673 2,070 397 23.7%
Central Minnesota 3,716 5,043 1,327 35.7%
Northeast Minnesota 1,999 2,424 425 21.3%
Southwest Minnesota 1,425 1,473 48 3.4%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 14,828 20,472 5,644 38.1%


Source: You can learn about our data sources in the About Us section.