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Personal Care Aides

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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.

Job Titles

  • Aide
  • Blind Aide
  • Blind Escort
  • Care Provider
  • Care Taker

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Nationwide Salary Average*

Civilian:
$19,910

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