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Healthcare Support Workers in Washington

Considering a career as a Healthcare Support Worker in Washington?

16.2% Jobs Projection
$43,510 Median Salary
440 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Healthcare Support Workers Work in Washington?

2,360 people worked as Healthcare Support Workers in 2018 in this state.

There were 2,640 Healthcare Support Workers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 280 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for Washington

Jobs for Healthcare Support Workers in this state are growing at a rate of 16.2% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 11.7%.


Washington Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 440 annual job openings, and 3,440 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 Washington?

In 2018 wages for Healthcare Support Workers ranged from $31,790 to $59,200 with $43,510 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $15.28 to $28.46. The median hourly rate was $20.92.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $20.08 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.84.

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


Top Washington 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
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 1,230 $46,360
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 960 $43,610
Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA 250 $35,680
Kennewick-Richland, WA 100 $36,460
Yakima, WA 90 $37,310
Olympia-Tumwater, WA 90 $38,020
Bremerton-Silverdale, WA 60 $48,430
Bellingham, WA 50 $45,390
Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA 40 $43,880
Wenatchee, WA 30 $42,170
Longview, WA 30 $40,210

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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