Career Outlook for Personal Care Aides

Also known as:  Blind Aide, Blind Escort, Elderly Companion, Geriatric Personal Care Aide, Personal Support Worker
The overall job outlook for Personal Care Aid careers has been positive since 2004. Vacancies for this career have increased by 28.82 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 4.80 percent per year. Demand for Personal Care Aides is expected to go up, with an expected 507,040 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 9.24 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Personal Care Aides in the following states
Texas 101,960
New York 101,530
California 44,400
Minnesota 41,600
Pennsylvania 25,330
Wisconsin 19,630
Missouri 17,250
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Personal Care Aides
Delaware 470
District of Columbia 1,020
Rhode Island 1,120
Wyoming 1,300
South Dakota 1,590
Utah 1,770
Puerto Rico 1,790