Healthcare Support Workers in Maine
Get the information you need to know about working as a Healthcare Support Worker.
You’re in luck! Jobs for Healthcare Support Workers in Maine are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Healthcare Support Workers in Maine is growing faster than average.
Healthcare Support Workers in Maine earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Healthcare Support Workers Work in Maine?
There were approximately 540 workers employed as Healthcare Support Workers in this state in 2018.
There were 480 Healthcare Support Workers employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 60 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 1,250 Healthcare Support Workers working in it, which means Maine has fewer Healthcare Support Workers than average.
Job Projections for Maine
Jobs for Healthcare Support Workers in this state are growing at a rate of 7.1% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 11.7%.
Maine Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates 60 annual job openings, and a total of 450 jobs for Maine 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 Maine?
In 2018 wages for Healthcare Support Workers ranged from $23,400 to $48,590 with $33,150 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $11.25 to $23.36. The median hourly rate was $15.94.
In 2017 the median pay for this field was $15.71 an hour.
The hourly rate grew by $0.23.
The median salary in Maine is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Maine 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|
|Portland-South Portland, ME||210||$31,090|
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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- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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