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Healthcare Support Workers in Louisiana

Want to work in Louisiana as a Healthcare Support Worker? Read this first!

9.7% Jobs Projection
$26,600 Median Salary
310 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Healthcare Support Workers Work in Louisiana?

There were approximately 2,580 workers employed as Healthcare Support Workers in this state in 2018.

There were 2,600 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 Louisiana has more Healthcare Support Workers than average.


Job Projections for Louisiana

Jobs for Healthcare Support Workers in this state are growing at a rate of 9.7% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 11.7%.


Louisiana Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 310 annual Healthcare Support Workers job openings in Louisiana, and 2,480 total jobs in the year 2026.

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

What do Healthcare Support Workers Make in Louisiana?

In 2018 wages for Healthcare Support Workers ranged from $19,400 to $43,770 with $26,600 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $9.33 to $21.04. The median hourly rate was $12.79.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $12.24 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.55.

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


Top Louisiana 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
New Orleans-Metairie, LA 700 $25,180
Baton Rouge, LA 410 $29,940
Monroe, LA 220 $26,280
Alexandria, LA 130 $24,570
Houma-Thibodaux, LA 110 $25,320
Lake Charles, LA 60 $25,210
Hammond, LA 50 $29,780

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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