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Healthcare Support Workers in Florida

Is Florida a good place for you to work as a Healthcare Support Worker?

16.1% Jobs Projection
$37,710 Median Salary
660 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Healthcare Support Workers in Florida are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Healthcare Support Workers in Florida is growing faster than average.

  • Healthcare Support Workers in Florida earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Healthcare Support Workers Work in Florida?

4,190 people worked as Healthcare Support Workers in 2018 in this state.

There were 4,210 Healthcare Support Workers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 20 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 1,250 Healthcare Support Workers working in it, which means Florida has more Healthcare Support Workers than average.


Job Projections for Florida

Jobs for Healthcare Support Workers in this state are growing at a rate of 16.1% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 11.7%.


Florida Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 660 annual job openings, and a total of 5,200 jobs for Florida Healthcare Support Workers in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 13,700 annual jobs and 108,700 total jobs in 2026.

What do Healthcare Support Workers Make in Florida?

In 2018 wages for Healthcare Support Workers ranged from $22,420 to $57,150 with $37,710 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $10.78 to $27.48. The median hourly rate was $18.13.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $17.1 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $1.03.

The median salary in Florida is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top Florida Metros for Healthcare Support Workers

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Healthcare Support Workers.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 1,430 $41,740
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL 550 $30,980
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 540 $38,650
Jacksonville, FL 280 $41,350
Gainesville, FL 170 $42,180
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL 160 $29,810
Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL 150 n/a
Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL 110 $33,390
Ocala, FL 100 $34,050
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL 70 $33,110
North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL 70 $35,360
Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL 60 $48,130

Top States for Healthcare Support Workers Employment

View the list below to see where most Healthcare Support Workers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 12,680 $42,640
Texas 6,630 $39,690
New York 6,360 $36,530
New Jersey 6,080 $34,840
Florida 4,190 $37,710
North Carolina 4,170 $32,640
Ohio 4,170 $37,890
Maryland 3,520 $36,100
Louisiana 2,580 $26,600
Washington 2,360 $43,510
Colorado 2,250 $31,330
Minnesota 2,080 $36,020
Oregon 1,920 $41,360
Indiana 1,910 $31,490
Arizona 1,850 $40,950
Nevada 1,580 $42,700
Illinois 1,520 $41,770
Tennessee 1,470 $32,960
Massachusetts 1,440 $39,950
Pennsylvania 1,350 $41,650

Below are the states where Healthcare Support Workers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Delaware $49,470
District of Columbia $48,940
Alaska $44,670
West Virginia $44,140
Washington $43,510
Georgia $42,710
Nevada $42,700
California $42,640
South Dakota $42,200
South Carolina $42,200

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