Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2012

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)
103,890 2.0 % $16.29 $33,880 0.5 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $9.65 $12.19 $15.77 $19.58 $23.28
Annual Wage (2) $20,060 $25,350 $32,800 $40,720 $48,430


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 34,100 0.65 $15.61 $32,470
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 14,580 0.71 $20.30 $42,220
Elementary and Secondary Schools 6,480 0.08 $16.12 $33,540
Personal Care Services 5,420 0.87 $15.13 $31,480
Offices of Physicians 5,100 0.21 $17.36 $36,100

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 3,480 1.48 $15.12 $31,450
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services 2,870 1.09 $15.60 $32,450
Personal Care Services 5,420 0.87 $15.13 $31,480
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 14,580 0.71 $20.30 $42,220
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 34,100 0.65 $15.61 $32,470

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Junior Colleges 100 0.01 $23.21 $48,270
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing 250 0.09 $22.36 $46,500
Scientific Research and Development Services 170 0.03 $20.38 $42,380
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 14,580 0.71 $20.30 $42,220
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services 140 0.01 $19.43 $40,420


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 12,380 0.87 1.09 $18.38 $38,230
Illinois 11,250 1.99 2.50 $15.58 $32,410
New York 8,470 0.99 1.24 $16.81 $34,960
Michigan 6,000 1.53 1.92 $13.70 $28,500
New Jersey 4,950 1.30 1.63 $16.64 $34,620




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 11,250 1.99 2.50 $15.58 $32,410
Michigan 6,000 1.53 1.92 $13.70 $28,500
Nevada 1,710 1.52 1.91 $18.45 $38,380
Washington 4,100 1.49 1.86 $16.73 $34,800
Rhode Island 670 1.49 1.86 $16.72 $34,780




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Alaska 460 1.43 1.79 $20.28 $42,180
Delaware 80 0.19 0.24 $19.76 $41,100
District of Columbia 920 1.41 1.77 $19.41 $40,370
Massachusetts 1,230 0.38 0.48 $19.20 $39,930
Hawaii 670 1.13 1.42 $18.86 $39,220





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 7,150 1.96 2.46 $15.28 $31,780
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 4,700 0.91 1.14 $17.80 $37,030
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 3,280 0.85 1.06 $16.96 $35,270
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, MI Metropolitan Division 1,860 1.74 2.18 $13.65 $28,390
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 1,660 1.18 1.47 $17.15 $35,670
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 1,580 0.68 0.85 $18.53 $38,550
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 1,380 1.09 1.37 $19.13 $39,790
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 1,270 0.73 0.91 $16.23 $33,750
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 1,250 1.08 1.35 $16.61 $34,540
Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, MI Metropolitan Division 1,230 1.77 2.22 $14.21 $29,570




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)
Peoria, IL 740 4.10 5.14 $14.02 $29,170
Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, NJ 210 3.53 4.42 $17.25 $35,890
Ocean City, NJ 120 3.19 4.00 $19.13 $39,790
Longview, WA 110 3.14 3.94 $15.37 $31,970
Spokane, WA 590 2.98 3.74 $14.62 $30,420
Carson City, NV 70 2.84 3.56 $16.35 $34,010
Decatur, IL 140 2.83 3.55 $14.62 $30,410
Clarksville, TN-KY 220 2.66 3.34 $17.22 $35,810
Bremerton-Silverdale, WA 200 2.59 3.25 $17.47 $36,330
Reno-Sparks, NV 440 2.35 2.95 $15.99 $33,250