Gendered Jobs and Gendered Pay: The Relationship Between Sexism, Racism, and Ableism, and Personal Care Aide Wages
Journal ArticleWages & Benefits
September 3, 2020
There is currently a personal care staffing crisis in the United States, with astronomical turnover, largely due to low wages. The aim of this study was to explore the relationship between ableism, racism, and sexism, and states’ personal care aide (PCA) wages in the United States. We analyzed data about personal care aide wages, and prejudice data from 4.7 million people.