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What Do Healthcare Support Workers Do?

Job Description & Duties All healthcare support workers not listed separately.

Other Healthcare Support Worker Job Titles

  • Hospital Technician
  • Reducing Salon Attendant
  • Dental, Mental, and School Community Health Aide
  • Vein Access Technician
  • Morgue Attendant

Job Outlook for Healthcare Support Workers

In 2016, there was an estimated number of 97,300 jobs in the United States for Healthcare Support Workers.

New jobs are being produced at a rate of 11.7% which is lower than average. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts 11,400 new jobs for Healthcare Support Workers by 2026. Due to new job openings and attrition, there will be an average of 13,700 job openings in this field each year.

Forecasted Number of Jobs for Healthcare Support Workers in U.S.

The states with the most job growth for Healthcare Support Workers are California, Texas, and New York.

Watch out if you plan on working in West Virginia, Vermont, or Oklahoma. These states have the worst job growth for this type of profession.

What is the Average Salary of a Healthcare Support Worker

The typical yearly salary for Healthcare Support Workers is somewhere between $23,210 and $56,230. The median salary is $37,830.

Salary Ranges for Healthcare Support Workers

Below is a list of the median annual salaries for jobs of this type in different U.S. states.

Annual Mean Salary by State
State Annual Mean Salary

District of Columbia

$51,830

Delaware

$50,820

Alaska

$45,830

California

$44,820

Washington

$44,230

West Virginia

$43,770

Nevada

$43,110

South Carolina

$42,860

Missouri

$42,800

South Dakota

$42,730

Texas

$42,640

Oregon

$41,890

Virginia

$41,860

Vermont

$41,660

Pennsylvania

$41,530

Georgia

$41,430

Illinois

$41,230

Arizona

$41,210

Oklahoma

$40,710

Massachusetts

$40,690

Wyoming

$40,530

Maryland

$39,820

New Mexico

$39,210

Arkansas

$39,150

Kansas

$38,900

Connecticut

$38,750

Florida

$38,690

Kentucky

$38,570

Nebraska

$38,470

Iowa

$38,420

Ohio

$38,330

North Dakota

$37,830

Utah

$37,720

Hawaii

$37,540

New York

$37,380

Mississippi

$37,330

Rhode Island

$37,320

New Jersey

$36,540

Minnesota

$36,390

Montana

$35,200

Wisconsin

$35,100

Tennessee

$35,030

Idaho

$34,930

Maine

$34,580

Indiana

$34,240

North Carolina

$34,080

Colorado

$33,600

New Hampshire

$32,410

Alabama

$31,290

Michigan

$30,980

Louisiana

$29,380

Where do Healthcare Support Workers Work?

Healthcare Support Worker Sectors

References

Bureau of Labor Statistics

College Factual

O*NET Online

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