Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2011

31-9799 Healthcare Support Workers, All Other*

* This occupation has the same title, but not necessarily the same content, as the 2010 SOC occupation

This OES occupation is a combination of data collected for the 2010 SOC occupations 31-9097 Phlebotomists, 31-9099 Healthcare Support Workers, All Other and the 2000 SOC occupation 31-9099 Healthcare Support Workers, All Other.


National estimates for this occupation
Industry profile for this occupation
Geographic profile for this occupation

National estimates for this occupation: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
196,100 1.2 % $15.50 $32,240 0.4 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $9.94 $12.03 $14.80 $18.19 $22.03
Annual Wage (2) $20,670 $25,020 $30,790 $37,840 $45,830


Industry profile for this occupation: Top

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 68,690 1.32 $14.72 $30,630
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories 29,180 12.71 $15.61 $32,470
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services 19,700 7.68 $15.04 $31,290
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 14,280 0.69 $20.28 $42,180
Offices of Physicians 12,460 0.53 $15.54 $32,310

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories 29,180 12.71 $15.61 $32,470
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services 19,700 7.68 $15.04 $31,290
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 68,690 1.32 $14.72 $30,630
Personal Care Services 4,810 0.79 $15.10 $31,400
Offices of Other Health Practitioners 5,000 0.73 $14.80 $30,780

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Junior Colleges 110 0.01 $23.98 $49,880
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services 180 0.02 $21.87 $45,500
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing 290 0.11 $20.74 $43,140
Consumer Goods Rental 120 0.07 $20.30 $42,220
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 14,280 0.69 $20.28 $42,180


Geographic profile for this occupation: Top

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.





States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 22,410 1.60 1.04 $17.76 $36,940
New York 13,400 1.59 1.04 $16.93 $35,210
Illinois 10,580 1.90 1.24 $15.91 $33,080
Texas 10,350 1.00 0.66 $14.83 $30,850
Florida 8,370 1.17 0.77 $13.97 $29,060




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Rhode Island 1,720 3.81 2.49 $17.07 $35,510
North Dakota 910 2.45 1.60 (8) (8)
Washington 6,110 2.25 1.47 $16.31 $33,930
Nevada 2,480 2.22 1.46 $17.52 $36,440
Alaska 700 2.22 1.45 $19.04 $39,610




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
District of Columbia 1,260 1.96 1.28 $19.28 $40,090
Alaska 700 2.22 1.45 $19.04 $39,610
Delaware 290 0.72 0.47 $17.85 $37,120
Maryland 4,140 1.67 1.09 $17.79 $37,000
California 22,410 1.60 1.04 $17.76 $36,940





Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 6,720 1.76 1.15 $17.29 $35,970
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 6,250 1.74 1.14 $15.59 $32,430
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 2,980 1.29 0.84 $18.50 $38,490
Edison-New Brunswick, NJ Metropolitan Division 2,520 2.62 1.71 $15.53 $32,300
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 2,470 2.16 1.41 $16.71 $34,760
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 2,400 1.94 1.27 $18.16 $37,770
Baltimore-Towson, MD 2,320 1.85 1.21 $17.39 $36,170
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 2,270 1.32 0.87 $15.95 $33,180
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, MI Metropolitan Division 2,190 2.11 1.38 $13.62 $28,330
Nassau-Suffolk, NY Metropolitan Division 2,050 1.69 1.11 $18.17 $37,800