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Home Health Aides

in Massachusetts

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 patient's 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.

All Industry Projections for this Occupation

SOC
Code
Title Employment Change Annual Average Openings Typical education needed for entry
2014 2024 Level Percent Total Growth Replace-
ments
311011  Home Health Aides 22,749 31,287 8,538 37.53 % 1,368 854 514 No formal educational credential 

Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Industry 2014
Employment
Projected 2024 Employment Change
2014-2024
2016
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Health Care and Social Assistance    20,880  92 % 28,990  93 % 8,110  39 % $29,040
Ambulatory Health Care Services    14,090  62 % 20,720  66 % 6,630  47 % $28,700
Social Assistance    4,150  18 % 5,220  17 % 1,070  26 % $27,890
Administrative and Support Services    1,320  6 % 1,490  5 % 170  12 % $28,090
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
Department Economic Research
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