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Healthcare Support Workers in Maryland

Considering a career as a Healthcare Support Worker in Maryland?

11.1% Jobs Projection
$36,100 Median Salary
530 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Healthcare Support Workers Work in Maryland?

In 2018, there were 3,520 Healthcare Support Workers working in the state.

There were 3,790 Healthcare Support Workers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 270 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Healthcare Support Workers in MD Employment Trend

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

Healthcare Support Workers in MD vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Maryland

Jobs for Healthcare Support Workers in this state are growing at a rate of 11.1% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 11.7%.

Job Projections for Healthcare Support Workers: Nation vs. MD

Maryland Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 530 annual job openings, and 4,200 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 Maryland?

In 2018 wages for Healthcare Support Workers ranged from $21,230 to $62,430 with $36,100 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $10.21 to $30.01. The median hourly rate was $17.36.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $18.22 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate declined by $0.86.

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

Healthcare Support Workers Earnings: MD vs. National Average

Top Maryland 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
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD 2,230 $34,850
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 1,580 $36,930
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 1,360 $44,760
Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV 220 $38,830

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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Occupation MD Employment Total
Dental Assistants 6,020
Phlebotomists 2,790
Medical Equipment Preparers 1,130

References

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