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Healthcare Support Workers in Illinois

Considering a career as a Healthcare Support Worker in Illinois?

5.1% Jobs Projection
$41,770 Median Salary
510 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Healthcare Support Workers Work in Illinois?

In Illinois, there were 1,520 people working as Healthcare Support Workers in the year 2018.

There were 2,670 Healthcare Support Workers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 1,150 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for Illinois

Jobs for Healthcare Support Workers in this state are growing at a rate of 5.1% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 11.7%.


Illinois Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 510 annual job openings, and 4,100 total jobs in 2026 for Healthcare Support Workers in this state.

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

What do Healthcare Support Workers Make in Illinois?

In 2018 wages for Healthcare Support Workers ranged from $23,190 to $58,290 with $41,770 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $11.15 to $28.03. The median hourly rate was $20.08.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $19.56 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.52.

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


Top Illinois 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
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 1,230 $42,500
St. Louis, MO-IL 270 $42,080
Champaign-Urbana, IL 50 $24,130
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL 40 $33,120

Top States for Healthcare Support Workers Employment

The table below shows the states 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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