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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2018

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)
88,990 1.7 % $18.80 $39,110 0.6 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $11.16 $13.97 $18.19 $22.75 $27.03
Annual Wage (2) $23,210 $29,060 $37,830 $47,330 $56,230


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 23,070 0.42 $17.61 $36,630
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 13,880 0.69 $22.59 $46,990
Elementary and Secondary Schools 9,850 0.12 $19.23 $39,990
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities) 6,340 0.39 $15.41 $32,050
Offices of Other Health Practitioners 4,580 0.50 $19.55 $40,670

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 2,800 1.03 $16.36 $34,020
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services 2,550 0.83 $17.56 $36,530
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 13,880 0.69 $22.59 $46,990
Offices of Other Health Practitioners 4,580 0.50 $19.55 $40,670
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 23,070 0.42 $17.61 $36,630

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 13,880 0.69 $22.59 $46,990
Offices of Dentists 400 0.04 $22.56 $46,920
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing 450 0.14 $22.46 $46,730
Computer Systems Design and Related Services 40 (7) $21.97 $45,710
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries 50 (7) $21.86 $45,470


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 12,680 0.75 1.21 $21.55 $44,820
Texas 6,630 0.55 0.89 $20.50 $42,640
New York 6,360 0.68 1.10 $17.97 $37,380
New Jersey 6,080 1.50 2.44 $17.57 $36,540
Florida 4,190 0.49 0.79 $18.60 $38,690




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)
New Jersey 6,080 1.50 2.44 $17.57 $36,540
Louisiana 2,580 1.35 2.19 $14.12 $29,380
Maryland 3,520 1.31 2.13 $19.14 $39,820
Nevada 1,580 1.17 1.91 $20.73 $43,110
Hawaii 700 1.09 1.77 $18.05 $37,540




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 180 0.26 0.42 $24.92 $51,830
Delaware 40 0.08 0.13 $24.44 $50,820
Alaska 340 1.07 1.74 $22.03 $45,830
California 12,680 0.75 1.21 $21.55 $44,820
Washington 2,360 0.72 1.18 $21.26 $44,230





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-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 7,510 0.79 1.29 $18.45 $38,380
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 3,910 0.64 1.04 $21.30 $44,310
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD 2,230 1.63 2.64 $18.45 $38,370
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA 1,750 1.19 1.94 $21.02 $43,720
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 1,590 0.66 1.07 $24.02 $49,960
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 1,580 0.55 0.90 $18.68 $38,850
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 1,570 0.44 0.72 $21.67 $45,080
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 1,470 0.99 1.61 $21.39 $44,480
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 1,430 0.55 0.90 $20.09 $41,800
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 1,430 0.48 0.78 $17.95 $37,330