Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2014

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)
98,980 1.3 % $17.04 $35,440 0.5 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $10.18 $12.90 $16.64 $20.58 $24.48
Annual Wage (2) $21,170 $26,820 $34,620 $42,810 $50,910


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 34,180 0.65 $16.42 $34,160
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 14,480 0.73 $20.71 $43,080
Elementary and Secondary Schools 7,550 0.09 $16.46 $34,240
Offices of Physicians 5,530 0.23 $16.96 $35,280
Offices of Other Health Practitioners 4,480 0.58 $15.25 $31,710

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 3,690 1.48 $16.94 $35,230
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services 2,320 0.84 $16.37 $34,050
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 14,480 0.73 $20.71 $43,080
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 34,180 0.65 $16.42 $34,160
Offices of Other Health Practitioners 4,480 0.58 $15.25 $31,710

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 $25.39 $52,800
Junior Colleges 120 0.02 $21.86 $45,470
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services 340 0.03 $21.27 $44,240
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 14,480 0.73 $20.71 $43,080
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals 920 0.40 $19.62 $40,810


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 12,330 0.82 1.11 $19.13 $39,800
Illinois 10,030 1.74 2.38 $17.32 $36,020
New York 6,370 0.72 0.99 $17.58 $36,570
New Jersey 5,710 1.48 2.02 $18.05 $37,530
Texas 5,140 0.46 0.62 $17.70 $36,820



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)
Illinois 10,030 1.74 2.38 $17.32 $36,020
Hawaii 980 1.60 2.19 $18.50 $38,480
New Jersey 5,710 1.48 2.02 $18.05 $37,530
Rhode Island 660 1.43 1.95 $16.67 $34,680
Washington 3,930 1.36 1.85 $17.46 $36,330



Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Delaware 40 0.10 0.13 $20.53 $42,710
Massachusetts 1,330 0.40 0.55 $20.32 $42,260
Nevada 1,600 1.34 1.84 $20.17 $41,950
Pennsylvania 1,460 0.26 0.35 $19.81 $41,210
Alaska 400 1.23 1.68 $19.72 $41,010




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)
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 6,310 1.68 2.29 $17.85 $37,120
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 4,880 0.91 1.24 $18.74 $38,990
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 2,930 0.72 0.99 $18.64 $38,770
Baltimore-Towson, MD 2,280 1.76 2.40 $14.94 $31,070
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 1,560 1.18 1.61 $19.45 $40,460
Edison-New Brunswick, NJ Metropolitan Division 1,430 1.43 1.95 $15.62 $32,480
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 1,400 0.77 1.05 $16.94 $35,240
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 1,380 0.58 0.79 $16.98 $35,310
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 1,350 0.90 1.23 $18.54 $38,560
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 1,160 0.41 0.56 $18.13 $37,710



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

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Shreveport-Bossier City, LA 770 4.56 6.23 $14.69 $30,550
Springfield, IL 420 3.86 5.27 $16.50 $34,330
Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, NJ 220 3.69 5.04 $20.52 $42,690
Fairbanks, AK 130 3.61 4.93 $15.52 $32,280
Clarksville, TN-KY 230 2.79 3.82 $17.73 $36,880
Danville, IL 70 2.71 3.69 $16.00 $33,280
Spokane, WA 540 2.68 3.66 $15.32 $31,870
Ocean City, NJ 100 2.60 3.55 $19.66 $40,900
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood, TX 320 2.43 3.32 $17.55 $36,500
Carson City, NV 60 2.39 3.27 (8) (8)