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Healthcare Support Workers in North Carolina

Is North Carolina a good place for you to work as a Healthcare Support Worker?

16.3% Jobs Projection
$32,640 Median Salary
660 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Healthcare Support Workers Work in North Carolina?

There were approximately 4,170 workers employed as Healthcare Support Workers in this state in 2018.

There were 4,410 Healthcare Support Workers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 240 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for North Carolina

Jobs for Healthcare Support Workers in this state are growing at a rate of 16.3% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 11.7%.


North Carolina Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 660 annual job openings, and 5,150 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 North Carolina?

In 2018 wages for Healthcare Support Workers ranged from $22,400 to $48,950 with $32,640 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $10.77 to $23.53. The median hourly rate was $15.69.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $15.48 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.21.

The median salary in North Carolina is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top North Carolina 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
Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC 860 $30,460
Durham-Chapel Hill, NC 430 $35,280
Fayetteville, NC 430 $44,280
Winston-Salem, NC 410 $32,840
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 370 $45,890
Raleigh, NC 350 $30,370
Greensboro-High Point, NC 290 $31,670
Greenville, NC 160 $30,290
Asheville, NC 150 $36,530
Wilmington, NC 140 $32,450
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC 90 $35,000
Burlington, NC 80 $31,480
Jacksonville, NC 50 $38,070
New Bern, NC 40 $27,760
Goldsboro, NC 40 $29,790
Rocky Mount, NC 40 $30,980
Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC 30 $45,290

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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