Orderlies and psychiatric aides

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Total Workforce

66.1k

Average Age

39.7

Average Salary

$29,452

Average Male Salary

$30,348

Average Female Salary

$28,221

About

Orderlies and psychiatric aides are most often employed by the General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals industry. The average yearly wage for Orderlies and psychiatric aides was $29,452 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Orderlies and psychiatric aides by wage are Religious workers, all other, Sawing machine setters, operators, & tenders, wood, and Pharmacy technicians.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Orderlies and psychiatric aides are . The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Orderlies and psychiatric aides are .

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Orderlies and psychiatric aides and on wages and locations for those in the field. General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals is the industry that employs the most Orderlies and psychiatric aides, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Orderlies and psychiatric aides, by average wage, is Administration of human resource programs. Orderlies and psychiatric aides are paid most in Schuylkill County PUMA, PA but are relatively concentrated in false.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$29,452

AVERAGE SALARY

± $2,361

In 2018, Orderlies and psychiatric aides earned an average of $29,452, $24,436 less than than the average national salary of $53,888.

Pharmacy technicians make somewhat more than Orderlies and psychiatric aides while Religious workers, all other make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Orderlies and psychiatric aides as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.327

WAGE GINI

In 2018, Orderlies and psychiatric aides had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.327, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Orderlies and psychiatric aides (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

This map shows the Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States shaded by average annual wage for Orderlies and psychiatric aides.

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Spatial Concentration

PUMAs with a Relatively High Concentration of Orderlies and psychiatric aides

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Orderlies and psychiatric aides.

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Industries

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Orderlies and psychiatric aides, by average wage, are Administration of human resource programs, Nursing Care Facilities, and Psychiatric and substance abuse hospitals.

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Industries by Share

66.1k

2018 Workforce

± 6,313

This graphic shows the share of Orderlies and psychiatric aides employed by various industries. General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals employs the largest share of Orderlies and psychiatric aides at  60.7%, followed by Outpatient care centers with 10.4% and Psychiatric and substance abuse hospitals with 7.76%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Orderlies and psychiatric aides in the US. The average age of male Orderlies and psychiatric aides in the workforce is 38.9 and of female Orderlies and psychiatric aides is 40.8, and the most common race/ethnicity for Orderlies and psychiatric aides is White.

Gender Composition

38.3k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 4,802

27.9k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 4,098

57.9% of Orderlies and psychiatric aides are Male, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Orderlies and psychiatric aides.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Orderlies and psychiatric aides

  1. White

  2. Black

  3. Other

49.6% of Orderlies and psychiatric aides are White, making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 36.9% of Orderlies and psychiatric aides, Black is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Orderlies and psychiatric aides.

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Age by Gender

38.9

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 1.87

40.8

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 2.13

The median age of Orderlies and psychiatric aides is 39.7, and Male employees are generally 1.95 years younger than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Orderlies and psychiatric aides from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Orderlies and psychiatric aides is Psychology but a relatively high number of Orderlies and psychiatric aides hold a major in Public Administration and Social Service.

Majors

ACS PUMS data only shows the major for bachelor's degrees. However, we can filter the data based on highest degree obtained.

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