Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2015

31-9099 Healthcare Support Workers, All Other

All healthcare support workers not listed separately


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)
95,290 1.8 % $17.75 $36,920 0.8 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $10.39 $13.24 $17.20 $21.46 $25.44
Annual Wage (2) $21,620 $27,540 $35,780 $44,640 $52,920


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 30,520 0.58 $17.04 $35,440
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 14,240 0.72 $21.03 $43,750
Elementary and Secondary Schools 7,900 0.09 $17.39 $36,180
Offices of Physicians 5,060 0.20 $19.82 $41,230
Offices of Other Health Practitioners 4,070 0.51 $16.20 $33,700

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 3,360 1.32 $17.41 $36,210
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services 2,830 1.00 $16.58 $34,480
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 14,240 0.72 $21.03 $43,750
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 30,520 0.58 $17.04 $35,440
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals 1,370 0.55 $16.43 $34,180

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Insurance Carriers 90 0.01 $24.64 $51,240
Junior Colleges 90 0.01 $21.93 $45,610
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services 50 0.03 $21.78 $45,310
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services 270 0.02 $21.45 $44,620
Home Health Care Services 1,230 0.09 $21.11 $43,920


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 12,200 0.79 1.14 $20.91 $43,500
Illinois 7,090 1.21 1.75 $18.83 $39,160
New York 6,050 0.67 0.97 $18.34 $38,140
New Jersey 5,750 1.47 2.13 $18.32 $38,100
Texas 4,920 0.43 0.62 $20.00 $41,610



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)
Hawaii 1,130 1.82 2.63 $17.97 $37,380
New Jersey 5,750 1.47 2.13 $18.32 $38,100
Maryland 3,740 1.44 2.08 $17.99 $37,430
Alaska 440 1.36 1.96 $20.58 $42,800
Rhode Island 640 1.35 1.96 $16.95 $35,250



Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Delaware 50 0.11 0.16 $21.31 $44,320
California 12,200 0.79 1.14 $20.91 $43,500
Oklahoma 440 0.27 0.40 $20.76 $43,180
Alaska 440 1.36 1.96 $20.58 $42,800
Texas 4,920 0.43 0.62 $20.00 $41,610




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)
New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 5,600 0.86 1.25 $18.93 $39,380
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 4,190 1.17 1.70 $19.16 $39,840
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 2,990 0.73 1.06 $20.12 $41,840
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD 2,110 1.60 2.32 $17.05 $35,470
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 1,610 0.65 0.94 $18.61 $38,710
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA 1,580 1.16 1.69 $20.63 $42,910
Newark, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division 1,570 1.36 1.97 $18.05 $37,550
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 1,390 0.74 1.07 $17.15 $35,680
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 1,370 0.73 1.06 $13.49 $28,060
Oakland-Hayward-Berkeley, CA Metropolitan Division 1,370 1.30 1.88 $29.28 $60,900