Home care aides make up the majority of domestic workers: Employment in domestic worker occupations, 2019
|Occupation||Number of workers|
|Child care workers|
|Provider in own home||276,311|
|Home care aides|
|Total domestic workers||2,245,047|
Note: To ensure sufficient sample sizes, this table draws from pooled 2017–2019 microdata.
Source: Economic Policy Institute (EPI) analysis of Current Population Survey basic monthly microdata, EPI Current Population Survey Extracts, Version 1.0.2 (2020), https://microdata.epi.org