The low wages for care workers and the slow growth of their earnings over a decade are illustrated in the above chart. Over ten years, the earnings growth for all direct care workers was only 2%. Most of these workers (about 87%) are women, 49% list themselves as Black or Hispanic, and almost half require some form of public assistance. These data are from the Paraprofessional Health Institute (PHI) 

Workforce Data Center

Workforce Data Center. Last modified  December  21st, 2021