Personal services aides provide support for elderly, disabled and homebound clients who need help with housekeeping and meal preparation. Opportunities in this category are growing at a rapid rate, and are expected to rise by 26% over the next decade. Personal services and the skills required by this role are in demand, but compensation levels are not yet keeping pace, and median salaries fall below the average across all positions (at about $10 per hour.)
This may change as the market shifts. To learn more about this job category, check out the personal care occupation overview shared below.