Home care aides make up the majority of the nation's 2.2 million domestic workers: Employment in domestic worker occupations, 2019
|House cleaners||Nannies||Providers of child care in own home||Non-agency-based home care aides||Agency-based home care aides|
|Child care workers||225,933||276,311|
|Home care aides||141,400||1,257,878|
Note: There were 2,245,047 workers in domestic occupations in 2019. To ensure sufficient sample sizes for the subcategories, this figure 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