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Low Wages, High Turnover in Ohio’s Home-Care Industry

Brief
April 1, 2015

This issue brief describes wages for home care workers in Ohio relative to all other workers. The brief finds that home care workers are poorly compensated and recommends that the state work to increase wages.

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Key Takeaways

The projected rate of job growth for home care workers in Ohio far outpaces projections for all occupations.
Nearly half of home care workers in Ohio receive some form of public assistance.
The state of Ohio should increase wages for home care workers.
 
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