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Healthcare Support Workers in Iowa

Considering a career as a Healthcare Support Worker in Iowa?

13.5% Jobs Projection
$36,740 Median Salary
400 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Healthcare Support Workers Work in Iowa?

There were approximately 540 workers employed as Healthcare Support Workers in this state in 2018.

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


Job Projections for Iowa

Jobs for Healthcare Support Workers in this state are growing at a rate of 13.5% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 11.7%.


Iowa Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 400 annual job openings, and 3,120 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 Iowa?

In 2018 wages for Healthcare Support Workers ranged from $24,660 to $53,770 with $36,740 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $11.86 to $25.85. The median hourly rate was $17.66.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $15.5 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $2.16.

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


Top Iowa 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
Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA 150 $43,600
Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA 140 $39,330
Iowa City, IA 100 $45,380
Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA 60 $32,760
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL 40 $33,120
Cedar Rapids, IA 30 $29,950

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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