31-1011 Home Health Aides

Occupational Description:
Provide routine individualized healthcare such as changing bandages and dressing wounds, and applying topical medications to the elderly, convalescents, or persons with disabilities at the patientís home or in a care facility. Monitor or report changes in health status. May also provide personal care such as bathing, dressing, and grooming of patient.

Occupational Employment Statistics(OES) Wage Data
Wages Updated to First Quarter, 2017
GeographyEmploymentEmp SE*MeanMean SE*10th25thMedian75th90th
Central Minnesota 4,070737$12.32/hr$0.21/hr$10.17/hr$10.84/hr$11.96/hr$13.68/hr$15.14/hr
Minnesota 25,2002,117$13.03/hr$0.12/hr$10.26/hr$11.23/hr$12.79/hr$14.53/hr$15.81/hr
U S 814,3009,772$11.66/hr$0.05/hr$8.88/hr$9.82/hr$11.17/hr$12.73/hr$15.12/hr
*SE = Standard error, a measure of the statistical reliability of the estimate.

Leading Industries for Home Health Aides
IndustryOES EmploymentOES Median Wage
Education and Health Services4,050$11.95/hr
Public Administration20$14.32/hr
Other Regional Data For Home Health Aides
Geography (click title for details)OESProjections
EmploymentMedian Wage% Change 2014 - 2024
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 14,170 $13.40/hr 30.7%
Central Minnesota 4,070 $11.96/hr 36.7%
Southeast Minnesota 3,100 $11.69/hr N/A
Northeast Minnesota 2,040 $12.66/hr 28.5%
Northwest Minnesota 1,630 $12.32/hr 25.0%
Southwest Minnesota 1,520 $11.73/hr 20.5%
Related Occupations
(click title for details)
EmploymentMedian Wage% Change 2014 - 2024
Personal and Home Care Aides7,570$12.12/hr37.1%
Child Care Workers850$11.08/hr5.0%
Tasks for Home Health Aides