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Healthcare Support Workers in Texas

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

21.2% Jobs Projection
$39,690 Median Salary
1,000 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Healthcare Support Workers Work in Texas?

In Texas, there were 6,630 people working as Healthcare Support Workers in the year 2018.

There were 5,860 Healthcare Support Workers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 770 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for Texas

Jobs for Healthcare Support Workers in this state are growing at a rate of 21.2% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 11.7%.


Texas Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 1,000 annual job openings, and a total of 7,780 jobs for Texas 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 Texas?

In 2018 wages for Healthcare Support Workers ranged from $22,830 to $64,230 with $39,690 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $10.98 to $30.88. The median hourly rate was $19.08.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $20.53 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate declined by $1.45.

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


Top Texas 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
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 1,570 $42,150
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 1,430 $31,220
San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX 800 $50,430
Austin-Round Rock, TX 580 $48,250
Killeen-Temple, TX 320 $42,190
El Paso, TX 240 $42,730
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX 200 $41,140
Lubbock, TX 130 $24,120
Corpus Christi, TX 110 $38,580
Tyler, TX 100 $32,820
Laredo, TX 70 $46,690
Brownsville-Harlingen, TX 70 $39,920
Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX 60 $33,400

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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