How serious is the Caregiver Recruiting and Retention Crisis?
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), four of the top six fastest growing jobs in America will be in home health care, hospice, and private pay in-home care. In the Occupational Outlook Handbook published by BLS, here are the top six occupations for new jobs between 2014 and 2024:
Personal Care aides – 458,100 new jobs, median annual pay – $21,920
Registered Nurses – 429,300 new jobs, median annual pay – $68,450
Home Health Aides – 348,400 new jobs, median annual pay – $22,600
Food Preparation and Food Service – 343,500 – Pay – $19,440
Retail Sales – 314,200 new jobs, Pay – $22,680
Nursing Assistants – 262,000 jobs, Pay – $26,590
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