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Home Caregivers Salaries, Locations, and Schools



 

Employment Overview

Home caregivers in the US number about 787,000. Workers generally expect a high unemployment rate. There were about 6% of employees without jobs in 2006.

Flexibility

About 2% of home caregivers do not work for a company or organization. Whether by choice or necessity, 24% of workers work part-time.

Education

Obtaining short-term on-the-job training will help job seekers. Home caregivers with four or more years of college are 7% of the total. An estimated 37% of workers attended college at some level but did not pursue a 4-year degree. High school was enough education for 55% of employees.

Local Outlook

Where are jobs most numerous? Goldsboro (North Carolina), Fayetteville (North Carolina), and Hickory (North Carolina). Least common? Bowling Green (Kentucky), Lakeland (Florida), and Gainesville (Florida). Salaries vary across the country, from highest in Norwich (Connecticut), Hartford (Connecticut), and Atlantic City (New Jersey) to lowest in Brownsville (Texas), Waco (Texas), and Laredo (Texas).

Detailed local employment conditions for Home Caregivers in metro areas across the US are shown in the table below.


Local Jobs Info for Home Caregivers

Employment info for Home Caregivers, by metropolitan area (for 2006). A Market Strength rating of 1.0 means the city (and surroundings) has an average number of workers in the occupation for to its population. A higher number indicates relatively more workers for the occupation in that location.

StateCity and SurroundingsMarket StrengthWorkersMedian Wage
AlabamaAnniston0.87220$17,000
AlabamaAuburn0.93210$16,000
AlabamaBirmingham0.872,660$17,000
AlabamaDecatur0.72200$16,000
AlabamaDothan0.43150$18,000
AlabamaFlorence1.79480$17,000
AlabamaGadsden2.11340$16,000
AlabamaHuntsville1.031,160$18,000
AlabamaMobile1.081,090$17,000
AlabamaMontgomery1.04990$16,000
AlabamaTuscaloosa1.03450$19,000
AlaskaAnchorage1.04930$27,000
AlaskaFairbanks0.5180
ArizonaFlagstaff0.73200$21,000
ArizonaPhoenix0.910,160$21,000
ArizonaPrescott1.01340$21,000
ArizonaTucson1.573,450$21,000
ArizonaYuma1.16370$20,000
ArkansasFayetteville0.59660$19,000
ArkansasFort Smith1.34860$16,000
ArkansasJonesboro1.09270$18,000
ArkansasLittle Rock0.891,720$18,000
ArkansasPine Bluff0.3560$17,000
CaliforniaBakersfield0.681,020$20,000
CaliforniaChico2.2850$19,000
CaliforniaEl Centro0.89230$22,000
CaliforniaFresno0.821,580$19,000
CaliforniaHanford0.92150$18,000
CaliforniaLos Angeles0.379,250$22,000
CaliforniaMadera0.79140$19,000
CaliforniaMerced0.74230$18,000
CaliforniaModesto0.8740$19,000
CaliforniaNapa0.54180$23,000
CaliforniaOakland0.664,030$22,000
CaliforniaOxnard0.61,070$21,000
CaliforniaRedding1.45520$19,000
CaliforniaRiverside0.534,160$20,000
CaliforniaSacramento0.562,990$22,000
CaliforniaSalinas0.47400$22,000
CaliforniaSan Diego0.544,280$23,000
CaliforniaSan Francisco0.442,540$23,000
CaliforniaSan Jose0.392,130$23,000
CaliforniaSan Luis Obispo0.6340$23,000
CaliforniaSanta Ana0.635,840$22,000
CaliforniaSanta Barbara0.98930$22,000
CaliforniaSanta Cruz0.43200$22,000
CaliforniaSanta Rosa0.78850$22,000
CaliforniaStockton0.75910$20,000
CaliforniaVallejo1.08740$18,000
CaliforniaVisalia0.69530$22,000
ColoradoBoulder0.38340$25,000
ColoradoColorado Springs0.56830$23,000
ColoradoDenver0.614,510$24,000
ColoradoFort Collins0.34230$22,000
ColoradoGrand Junction0.76230$21,000
ColoradoGreeley1.04420$21,000
ColoradoPueblo2.36640$17,000
ConnecticutBridgeport0.761,950$27,000
ConnecticutHartford1.434,820$29,000
ConnecticutNew Haven1.32,090$26,000
ConnecticutNorwich1.661,130$29,000
ConnecticutWaterbury2.14800$25,000
DelawareDover0.95280$23,000
DelawareWilmington0.741,410$24,000
District of ColumbiaWashington0.324,430$22,000
FloridaDeltona1.51,350$20,000
FloridaFort Lauderdale0.974,320$20,000
FloridaFort Walton Beach0.37160$19,000
FloridaGainesville0.1380$17,000
FloridaJacksonville0.411,470$20,000
FloridaLakeland0.15170$23,000
FloridaMiami0.865,090$19,000
FloridaNaples0.47340$23,000
FloridaOrlando0.332,080$22,000
FloridaPalm Bay0.54610$22,000
FloridaPanama City0.75280$20,000
FloridaPensacola1.21,060$19,000
FloridaPort St Lucie0.42310$19,000
FloridaPunta Gorda0.97200$19,000
FloridaSarasota0.921,500$24,000
FloridaSebastian1.05260$20,000
FloridaTallahassee1.121,040$19,000
FloridaTampa0.533,960$23,000
FloridaWest Palm Beach0.782,590$20,000
GeorgiaAlbany1.25390$17,000
GeorgiaAthens0.38150$18,000
GeorgiaAtlanta0.314,510$20,000
GeorgiaAugusta0.26300$17,000
GeorgiaMacon0.85460$16,000
GeorgiaRome1.3240$18,000
GeorgiaSavannah1.08930$18,000
GeorgiaValdosta0.63160$17,000
GeorgiaWarner Robins0.63160$17,000
HawaiiHonolulu0.551,370$25,000
IdahoBoise0.961,480$20,000
IdahoIdaho Falls1.97480$18,000
IdahoLewiston0.7780$18,000
IdahoPocatello2.15330$18,000
IllinoisBloomington0.77270$20,000
IllinoisChicago0.7316,820$22,000
IllinoisKankakee0.4690$22,000
IllinoisPeoria0.47440$20,000
IllinoisRockford1.04880$23,000
IllinoisSpringfield0.41230$21,000
IndianaAnderson0.99190$20,000
IndianaBloomington0.87320$20,000
IndianaColumbus1.87390$19,000
IndianaElkhart0.23170$23,000
IndianaEvansville0.37370$21,000
IndianaFort Wayne1.271,560$19,000
IndianaGary1.011,630$21,000
IndianaIndianapolis0.512,670$22,000
IndianaKokomo0.1840$23,000
IndianaLafayette0.280$22,000
IndianaMichigan City0.4190$21,000
IndianaMuncie1.42350$21,000
IndianaSouth Bend1.26980$21,000
IndianaTerre Haute0.47170$19,000
IowaAmes0.52100$25,000
IowaCedar Rapids0.88660$23,000
IowaDavenport0.94960$20,000
IowaDes Moines0.741,380$23,000
IowaDubuque0.94260$20,000
IowaIowa City1.23450$21,000
IowaSioux City1.04390$19,000
IowaWaterloo1.75770$21,000
KansasTopeka1.54910$24,000
KansasWichita1.172,040$19,000
KentuckyBowling Green0.1750$21,000
KentuckyElizabethtown0.3270$22,000
KentuckyLexington0.59830$22,000
KentuckyLouisville0.291,030$23,000
KentuckyOwensboro0.250$19,000
LouisianaAlexandria1.28390$16,000
LouisianaBaton Rouge0.641,330$18,000
LouisianaHouma0.79400$15,000
LouisianaLafayette1.721,310$17,000
LouisianaLake Charles1.1520$15,000
LouisianaMonroe1.58650$17,000
LouisianaNew Orleans0.621,820$19,000
LouisianaShreveport1.281,220$17,000
MaineBangor1.09370$20,000
MaineLewiston2.79700$22,000
MainePortland1.381,550$22,000
MarylandBaltimore0.654,940$23,000
MarylandBethesda1.053,490$21,000
MarylandCumberland1.76310$18,000
MarylandHagerstown1.28700$21,000
MarylandSalisbury1.57420$26,000
MassachusettsBarnstable Town2.361,290$26,000
MassachusettsBoston0.798,050$26,000
MassachusettsBrockton1.6760$26,000
MassachusettsFramingham1.01900$26,000
MassachusettsHaverhill1420$26,000
MassachusettsLawrence1.13350$24,000
MassachusettsLeominster1.66430$22,000
MassachusettsLowell0.49320$26,000
MassachusettsLynn1.55850$25,000
MassachusettsNew Bedford1.4460$25,000
MassachusettsPittsfield2.01360$21,000
MassachusettsSpringfield1.061,860$24,000
MassachusettsTaunton1240$24,000
MassachusettsWorcester1.171,700$27,000
MichiganAnn Arbor1.371,330$24,000
MichiganBattle Creek1.43370$18,000
MichiganBay City3.42570$21,000
MichiganDetroit1.516,630$20,000
MichiganFlint2.261,820$18,000
MichiganGrand Rapids1.172,610$21,000
MichiganHolland0.67390$20,000
MichiganJackson0.94270$20,000
MichiganKalamazoo1.611,270$20,000
MichiganLansing1.711,950$19,000
MichiganMuskegon2.09680$19,000
MichiganNiles0.2890$24,000
MichiganSaginaw1.18520$18,000
MichiganWarren1.218,450$21,000
MinnesotaDuluth3.232,280$21,000
MinnesotaMinneapolis1.3314,380$24,000
MinnesotaRochester3.111,390$23,000
MinnesotaSt Cloud2.211,190$21,000
MississippiGulfport0.3170$20,000
MississippiHattiesburg0.4120$19,000
MississippiJackson0.34500$18,000
MississippiPascagoula0.2760$21,000
MissouriColumbia1.24540$22,000
MissouriJefferson City0.38140$19,000
MissouriJoplin0.53220$18,000
MissouriKansas City0.553,330$22,000
MissouriSpringfield1.041,150$17,000
MissouriSt Joseph0.81200$17,000
MissouriSt Louis0.675,370$20,000
MontanaBillings0.85370$20,000
MontanaGreat Falls1.65280$18,000
MontanaMissoula0.54150$19,000
NebraskaLincoln1.06940$24,000
NebraskaOmaha0.982,620$26,000
NevadaLas Vegas0.442,430$21,000
NevadaReno0.75930$23,000
New HampshireManchester0.75410$21,000
New HampshireNashua0.55420$25,000
New HampshireRochester0.88250$23,000
New JerseyAtlantic City0.33260$27,000
New JerseyCamden0.61,900$24,000
New JerseyEdison0.543,250$23,000
New JerseyNewark0.955,700$23,000
New JerseyTrenton0.41510$26,000
New JerseyVineland1.55470$32,000
New MexicoAlbuquerque1.463,300$21,000
New MexicoFarmington0.64170$20,000
New MexicoLas Cruces1.07330$18,000
New MexicoSanta Fe3.28920$22,000
New YorkAlbany1.393,550$24,000
New YorkBinghamton1.831,100$26,000
New YorkBuffalo1.795,620$23,000
New YorkElmira1.12210$24,000
New YorkGlens Falls2.07540$27,000
New YorkIthaca1.66330$23,000
New YorkNassau1.8813,860$22,000
New YorkNew York3.48104,690$21,000
New YorkPoughkeepsie2.43,320$28,000
New YorkRochester1.785,230$24,000
New YorkSyracuse1.212,130$25,000
New YorkUtica3.332,340$26,000
North CarolinaAsheville3.243,260$22,000
North CarolinaBurlington3.13950$20,000
North CarolinaCharlotte1.769,070$21,000
North CarolinaDurham2.383,630$22,000
North CarolinaFayetteville5.573,670$18,000
North CarolinaGoldsboro7.841,580$18,000
North CarolinaGreensboro2.475,370$20,000
North CarolinaGreenville4.611,710$19,000
North CarolinaHickory4.714,450$21,000
North CarolinaJacksonville2.18430$18,000
North CarolinaRaleigh2.146,320$21,000
North CarolinaRocky Mount3.16990$19,000
North CarolinaWilmington3.372,690$19,000
North CarolinaWinston Salem3.274,050$20,000
North DakotaBismarck1.32380$21,000
North DakotaFargo0.93590$21,000
North DakotaGrand Forks1.17300$19,000
OhioAkron1.42,740$20,000
OhioCanton2.031,960$18,000
OhioCincinnati0.975,950$22,000
OhioCleveland1.549,740$20,000
OhioColumbus1.779,650$21,000
OhioDayton1.032,380$21,000
OhioLima1.53430$19,000
OhioMansfield1.59430$19,000
OhioSandusky2.29400$20,000
OhioSpringfield2.32580$20,000
OhioToledo1.472,760$20,000
OhioYoungstown1.872,560$18,000
OklahomaLawton1.05190$17,000
OklahomaOklahoma City0.331,100$21,000
OklahomaTulsa1.192,950$18,000
OregonBend0.9330$22,000
OregonCorvallis1.94290$21,000
OregonEugene1.561,310$20,000
OregonMedford1450$20,000
OregonPortland0.825,030$21,000
OregonSalem1.211,010$19,000
PennsylvaniaAllentown1.332,580$20,000
PennsylvaniaAltoona1.78570$17,000
PennsylvaniaErie1.871,350$21,000
PennsylvaniaHarrisburg1.222,120$21,000
PennsylvaniaLancaster0.851,130$21,000
PennsylvaniaLebanon1.35310$19,000
PennsylvaniaPittsburgh1.7912,140$20,000
PennsylvaniaReading1.261,160$23,000
PennsylvaniaScranton1.962,940$19,000
PennsylvaniaState College2.17680$18,000
PennsylvaniaWilliamsport2.66690$19,000
PennsylvaniaYork0.83840$21,000
Rhode IslandProvidence1.465,020$26,000
South CarolinaAnderson1.1340$18,000
South CarolinaCharleston0.661,110$18,000
South CarolinaColumbia1.322,660$19,000
South CarolinaFlorence1.74820$19,000
South CarolinaGreenville0.821,450$19,000
South CarolinaMyrtle Beach0.58380$18,000
South CarolinaSpartanburg1.05720$18,000
South CarolinaSumter1.22210$15,000
South DakotaRapid City0.2580$19,000
TennesseeChattanooga0.81,020$22,000
TennesseeClarksville0.34140$20,000
TennesseeJackson2.96830$18,000
TennesseeJohnson City1.37560$17,000
TennesseeKingsport0.66410$18,000
TennesseeKnoxville0.771,490$20,000
TennesseeMemphis0.461,690$20,000
TennesseeNashville0.592,680$19,000
TexasAbilene2.29720$15,000
TexasAmarillo0.53290$16,000
TexasAustin0.552,410$19,000
TexasBeaumont1.661,460$16,000
TexasBrownsville3.122,100$14,000
TexasCollege Station1.4590$18,000
TexasCorpus Christi2.832,750$18,000
TexasDallas0.617,460$21,000
TexasEl Paso1.051,550$16,000
TexasFort Worth0.361,770$21,000
TexasHouston0.598,760$18,000
TexasLaredo0.42180$14,000
TexasLongview0.85420$22,000
TexasLubbock1.51960$18,000
TexasMidland1.33430$17,000
TexasOdessa0.71200$21,000
TexasSan Angelo0.77150$16,000
TexasSan Antonio0.924,430$16,000
TexasSherman1.5300$19,000
TexasTexarkana3.24830$15,000
TexasTyler3.241,590$18,000
TexasVictoria0.2560$20,000
TexasWaco2.211,160$14,000
TexasWichita Falls1.24360$16,000
UtahLogan1.08230$18,000
UtahOgden0.71770$20,000
UtahProvo0.99940$20,000
UtahSalt Lake City0.521,870$20,000
UtahSt George1.23310$21,000
VermontBurlington0.88530$21,000
VirginiaBlacksburg0.2160$20,000
VirginiaCharlottesville0.33170$21,000
VirginiaDanville1.13200$19,000
VirginiaHarrisonburg0.82230$22,000
VirginiaLynchburg0.7390$20,000
VirginiaRichmond1.134,040$19,000
VirginiaRoanoke0.47420$21,000
VirginiaVirginia Beach0.512,300$18,000
VirginiaWinchester0.44120$19,000
WashingtonBellingham1.02430$21,000
WashingtonBremerton0.54230$21,000
WashingtonKennewick0.79370$20,000
WashingtonOlympia0.58300$19,000
WashingtonSeattle0.353,000$25,000
WashingtonSpokane1.061,260$20,000
WashingtonTacoma0.761,180$21,000
WashingtonWenatchee0.68140$20,000
WashingtonYakima0.53230$19,000
West VirginiaCharleston0.86700$16,000
West VirginiaHuntington1.611,010$17,000
West VirginiaMorgantown0.42110$16,000
West VirginiaParkersburg1.4510$17,000
West VirginiaWeirton1.98410$18,000
West VirginiaWheeling2.01690$17,000
WisconsinAppleton0.85540$20,000
WisconsinEau Claire1.3520$20,000
WisconsinFond1.45310$21,000
WisconsinGreen Bay0.84780$21,000
WisconsinJanesville0.62220$21,000
WisconsinLa Crosse0.9340$23,000
WisconsinMadison0.881,670$22,000
WisconsinMilwaukee1.135,770$21,000
WisconsinOshkosh0.83370$21,000
WisconsinRacine1.74720$20,000
WisconsinSheboygan1.08320$21,000
WisconsinWausau1.31470$21,000
WyomingCasper1.32240$23,000

 

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