Healthcare Support Workers in Florida
Is Florida a good place for you to work as a Healthcare Support Worker?
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|
|Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL||540||$38,650|
|Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL||160||$29,810|
|Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL||150||n/a|
|Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL||110||$33,390|
|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|
Below are the states where Healthcare Support Workers get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||$48,940|
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What Major Will Prepare You For a Healthcare Support Worker Career?
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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