Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2016

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)
93,830 1.9 % $18.13 $37,720 0.9 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $10.52 $13.42 $17.46 $21.82 $26.08
Annual Wage (2) $21,890 $27,920 $36,330 $45,380 $54,240


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 26,810 0.50 $17.15 $35,670
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 14,310 0.71 $21.43 $44,570
Elementary and Secondary Schools 8,300 0.10 $17.62 $36,650
Offices of Physicians 5,780 0.23 $21.16 $44,000
Offices of Other Health Practitioners 4,660 0.56 $17.82 $37,060

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 3,180 1.21 $17.72 $36,860
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services 2,930 1.01 $16.83 $35,010
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 14,310 0.71 $21.43 $44,570
Offices of Other Health Practitioners 4,660 0.56 $17.82 $37,060
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals 1,300 0.51 $16.86 $35,070

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services 210 0.02 $23.43 $48,730
Other Financial Investment Activities (8) (8) $22.00 $45,760
Home Health Care Services 1,220 0.09 $21.98 $45,720
Junior Colleges 80 0.01 $21.72 $45,180
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 14,310 0.71 $21.43 $44,570


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 12,540 0.79 1.17 $21.06 $43,810
Texas 6,240 0.53 0.80 $21.29 $44,280
New Jersey 6,070 1.53 2.30 $18.32 $38,100
New York 5,970 0.66 0.98 $18.17 $37,800
North Carolina 4,300 1.02 1.52 $15.65 $32,550




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 1,010 1.60 2.40 $18.98 $39,480
New Jersey 6,070 1.53 2.30 $18.32 $38,100
Alaska 460 1.42 2.13 $21.72 $45,180
Maryland 3,640 1.38 2.06 $19.09 $39,700
North Dakota 500 1.19 1.78 $17.96 $37,350




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 210 0.30 0.45 $22.84 $47,520
Oklahoma 380 0.24 0.36 $21.95 $45,650
Delaware (8) (8) (8) $21.72 $45,190
Alaska 460 1.42 2.13 $21.72 $45,180
Texas 6,240 0.53 0.80 $21.29 $44,280





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 5,530 0.84 1.26 (8) (8)
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 2,930 0.69 1.04 $19.91 $41,410
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD 2,110 1.57 2.35 $18.69 $38,870
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA 1,770 1.28 1.91 $20.29 $42,210
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 1,740 0.59 0.89 $17.90 $37,240
Newark, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division 1,670 1.44 2.15 $17.80 $37,030
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 1,610 0.83 1.24 $15.52 $32,290
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 1,230 0.64 0.96 $18.11 $37,670
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 1,230 1.08 1.62 $19.09 $39,710
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 1,170 0.46 0.69 $18.30 $38,070