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Personal Care Aides

Assist the elderly, convalescents, or persons with disabilities with daily living activities at the person's home or in a care facility. Duties performed at a place of residence may include keeping house (making beds, doing laundry, washing dishes) and preparing meals. May provide assistance at non-residential care facilities. May advise families, the elderly, convalescents, and persons with disabilities regarding such things as nutrition, cleanliness, and household activities. 

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Employment Outlook
Growth Rate Click for more information on Growth rate 1.6%
Openings Per Year Click for more information on Employment outlook 17,221
Wages
Median Hourly Click for more information on Entry Level Wage $12.03 per hour
Average Click for more information on Average Wage $25,910 per year
Education Needed Click for more information on Education needed These occupations usually require a high school diploma. 
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