Personal Care Aides in Texas
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You’re in luck! Jobs for Personal Care Aides in Texas are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Personal Care Aides in Texas is growing faster than average.
Personal Care Aides in Texas earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Personal Care Aides Work in Texas?
There were approximately 206,240 workers employed as Personal Care Aides in this state in 2018.
There were 196,790 Personal Care Aides employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 9,450 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 19,580 Personal Care Aides working in it, which means Texas has more Personal Care Aides than average.
Job Projections for Texas
Jobs for Personal Care Aides in this state are growing at a rate of 37.8% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 38.6%.
Texas Annual Job Openings
The BLS is projecting 41,900 annual Personal Care Aides job openings in Texas, and 282,770 total jobs in the year 2026.
Nationwide, the prediction is 414,300 annual jobs and 2,793,800 total jobs in 2026.
What do Personal Care Aides Make in Texas?
In 2018 wages for Personal Care Aides ranged from $16,460 to $24,370 with $19,340 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $7.92 to $11.71. The median hourly rate was $9.3.
Workers in this field were paid a median of $9.02 an hour in 2017.
The hourly rate grew by $0.28.
The median salary in Texas is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Texas Metros for Personal Care Aides
The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Personal Care Aides.
|Metro||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX||36,380||$19,110|
|Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX||34,930||$19,480|
|San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX||21,260||$19,520|
|El Paso, TX||10,090||$18,170|
|Austin-Round Rock, TX||7,810||$19,540|
|Corpus Christi, TX||5,360||$18,880|
|Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX||3,620||$18,510|
|San Angelo, TX||1,070||$19,810|
|Wichita Falls, TX||790||$18,620|
|College Station-Bryan, TX||250||$21,700|
Top States for Personal Care Aides Employment
The table below shows the states where most Personal Care Aides work.
|State||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
Below are the states where Personal Care Aides get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||$29,550|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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