Between 2007 and 2017, the average inflation-adjusted wages for home care workers rose by 3.5%, from $10.66 in 2007 to $11.03 in 2017. Home care workers earn a median income of $15,100 annually. Home care workers are personal care aides, home health aides, and nursing assistants who assist older adults and people with disabilities in their homes and community-based settings. Between 2007 and 2017, inflation adjusted hourly wages for personal care aides rose by 9.5%, from $9.97 to $10.92. Wages for home health aides and nursing assistants declined by 0.8 . . .
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