Home Health Aide Careers

Home Health Aide careers are growing at a phenomenal rate. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, home health jobs are expected to rise 38% by 2024. This is much faster than the average for all careers. As advances in medicine extend the life span of the population, and as baby boomers age, more people will require the assistance of Home Health Aides.

Professionals in Home Health Aide careers perform a variety of tasks that seem simple, but are nevertheless important to the daily life of those they care for. For instance, you may do light housekeeping, arrange for transportation, prepare food and provide companionship. Besides private homes, you may find opportunities through healthcare agencies and in retirement and nursing homes, residential facilities for the developmentally challenged and more.

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  • According to the U.S. Dept. of Labor, home health jobs are expected to reach a staggering 1,261,900 by 2024.

A career in this field may require you to meet certain licensing, training, and other requirements that can vary by vocation and state. You should check with your state, local government and/or licensing board to find out which requirements may be applicable in your state. Click here for contact information on state licensing/regulatory boards and certain professional licensing information.

Don't miss your opportunity to get started toward a promising career in the burgeoning healthcare industry. Call 1-800-957-5412 or enroll online today.

SOURCE: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition, Home Health Aides (January 13, 2016).