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Occupational Employment Statistics
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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2017

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)
92,030 1.8 % $18.56 $38,600 0.9 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $10.85 $13.61 $17.89 $22.43 $26.78
Annual Wage (2) $22,570 $28,310 $37,220 $46,650 $55,700


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 25,260 0.46 $17.70 $36,820
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 14,030 0.69 $21.98 $45,720
Elementary and Secondary Schools 8,970 0.11 $18.48 $38,440
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities) 5,860 0.36 $14.41 $29,970
Offices of Physicians 5,510 0.22 $21.60 $44,920

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 3,090 1.16 $15.71 $32,670
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services 2,770 0.93 $17.70 $36,820
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 14,030 0.69 $21.98 $45,720
Offices of Other Health Practitioners 4,440 0.51 $18.81 $39,120
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 25,260 0.46 $17.70 $36,820

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Insurance Carriers 120 0.01 $23.82 $49,550
Home Health Care Services 1,320 0.09 $22.83 $47,490
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services 80 0.01 $22.52 $46,840
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing 380 0.13 $22.01 $45,780
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 14,030 0.69 $21.98 $45,720


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 13,040 0.78 1.21 $21.86 $45,480
New York 6,170 0.67 1.04 $17.37 $36,130
New Jersey 5,930 1.48 2.29 $17.33 $36,050
Texas 5,860 0.49 0.76 $22.10 $45,960
Ohio 4,430 0.83 1.28 $17.07 $35,500




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 960 1.52 2.35 $17.86 $37,160
New Jersey 5,930 1.48 2.29 $17.33 $36,050
Maryland 3,790 1.42 2.20 $19.14 $39,810
Louisiana 2,600 1.37 2.11 $13.48 $28,050
Alaska 430 1.35 2.09 $21.62 $44,980




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 170 0.25 0.38 $23.02 $47,880
Texas 5,860 0.49 0.76 $22.10 $45,960
Oklahoma 440 0.28 0.43 $22.01 $45,780
California 13,040 0.78 1.21 $21.86 $45,480
Alaska 430 1.35 2.09 $21.62 $44,980



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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 5,080 0.76 1.17 $18.02 $37,490
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 2,720 0.61 0.95 $21.01 $43,690
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD 2,050 1.51 2.33 $18.28 $38,020
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 1,880 0.51 0.79 $19.94 $41,480
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA 1,800 1.26 1.95 $20.71 $43,080
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 1,760 0.89 1.38 $17.39 $36,180
Newark, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division 1,730 1.48 2.29 $17.83 $37,080
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 1,450 0.50 0.77 $18.11 $37,670
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 1,340 0.93 1.45 $20.07 $41,750
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 1,310 0.68 1.05 $17.96 $37,360


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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)
Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ 220 3.80 5.89 (8) (8)
Fayetteville, NC 460 3.60 5.58 $18.88 $39,270
Ocean City, NJ 110 2.90 4.49 $20.15 $41,920
Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV 290 2.80 4.34 $18.67 $38,830
Clarksville, TN-KY 210 2.51 3.89 $18.90 $39,320
Killeen-Temple, TX 340 2.42 3.75 $20.00 $41,600
El Centro, CA 120 1.96 3.03 $17.25 $35,880
Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ 240 1.93 2.99 $14.85 $30,900
Lawton, OK 80 1.85 2.86 $19.88 $41,360
Winston-Salem, NC 490 1.84 2.85 $15.53 $32,300


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Top paying metropolitan areas for this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Oakland-Hayward-Berkeley, CA Metropolitan Division 1,210 1.06 1.65 $31.03 $64,540
San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX 880 0.88 1.36 $29.50 $61,360
Austin-Round Rock, TX 530 0.53 0.82 $28.97 $60,270
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 500 0.46 0.71 $26.56 $55,250
Tyler, TX 130 1.32 2.04 $26.49 $55,110
Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Division 420 0.42 0.65 $25.54 $53,130
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