To become a care partner, you usually need a bachelor's degree and zero years of experience. The most common jobs before becoming a care partner are certified nursing assistant, cashier, and medical assistant. Hiring managers expect a care partner to have soft skills such as physical stamina, detail oriented, and integrity.
The national average salary for care partners is $31,723, but with the right certifications and experience, they can make up to $44,000. Getting a certification as a Medical Assistant will help you to earn more as a care partner.
Between 2018 and 2028, the career is expected to grow 36% and produce 1,185,800 job opportunities across the U.S.