Healthcare support workers, all other, including medical equipment preparers

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Total Workforce

159k

Average Age

39.7

Estimated Job Growth

11.7%

10-year projection

Average Salary

$28,108

Average Male Salary

$34,719

Average Female Salary

$24,989

About

Healthcare support workers, all other, including medical equipment preparers are most often employed by the Hospitals industry. The average yearly wage for Healthcare support workers, all other, including medical equipment preparers was $28,108 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Healthcare support workers, all other, including medical equipment preparers by wage are Fence erectors, Counter & rental clerks, and Machine feeders & offbearers.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Healthcare support workers, all other, including medical equipment preparers are Forest Park City, White Oak, Bridgetown & Finneytown PUMA, OH, Dayton & Riverside Cities PUMA, OH, and Cleveland City (East) & Bratenahl Village PUMA, OH. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Healthcare support workers, all other, including medical equipment preparers are Forest Park City, White Oak, Bridgetown & Finneytown PUMA, OH, Dayton & Riverside Cities PUMA, OH, and Cleveland City (East) & Bratenahl Village PUMA, OH.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Healthcare support workers, all other, including medical equipment preparers and on wages and locations for those in the field. Hospitals is the industry that employs the most Healthcare support workers, all other, including medical equipment preparers, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Healthcare support workers, all other, including medical equipment preparers, by average wage, is Professional & commercial equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers. Healthcare support workers, all other, including medical equipment preparers are paid most in North Highlands, Foothill Farms & McClellan Park PUMA, CA but are relatively concentrated in Forest Park City, White Oak, Bridgetown & Finneytown PUMA, OH.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$28,108

AVERAGE SALARY

± $1,700

In 2017, Healthcare support workers, all other, including medical equipment preparers earned an average of $28,108, $23,957 less than than the average national salary of $52,065.

Counter & rental clerks make somewhat more than Healthcare support workers, all other, including medical equipment preparers while Fence erectors make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Healthcare support workers, all other, including medical equipment preparers as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.365

WAGE GINI

In 2017, Healthcare support workers, all other, including medical equipment preparers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.365, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Healthcare support workers, all other, including medical equipment preparers (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 Healthcare support workers, all other, including medical equipment preparers.

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Spatial Concentration

PUMAs with a Relatively High Concentration of Healthcare support workers, all other, including medical equipment preparers

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Healthcare support workers, all other, including medical equipment preparers.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Healthcare support workers, all other, including medical equipment preparers, by number of employees, are Hospitals, Nursing Care Facilities, and Residential care facilities, except skilled nursing facilities.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Healthcare support workers, all other, including medical equipment preparers, by average wage, are Professional & commercial equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers, Medical equipment & supplies manufacturing, and Health & personal care, except drug, stores .

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Industries by Share

159k

2017 Workforce

± 9,777

2.69%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 8.54%

The number of people employed as Healthcare support workers, all other, including medical equipment preparers has been growing at a rate of 2.69%, from 154,601 people in 2016 to 158,758 people in 2017.

This graphic shows the share of Healthcare support workers, all other, including medical equipment preparers employed by various industries. Hospitals employs the largest share of Healthcare support workers, all other, including medical equipment preparers at  37.2%, followed by Nursing Care Facilities with 25.7% and Residential care facilities, except skilled nursing facilities with 6.68%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Healthcare support workers, all other, including medical equipment preparers in the US. The average age of male Healthcare support workers, all other, including medical equipment preparers in the workforce is 38.6 and of female Healthcare support workers, all other, including medical equipment preparers is 40.3, and the most common race/ethnicity for Healthcare support workers, all other, including medical equipment preparers is White.

Gender Composition

50.9k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 5,538

108k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 8,060

67.9% of Healthcare support workers, all other, including medical equipment preparers are Female, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Healthcare support workers, all other, including medical equipment preparers.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Healthcare support workers, all other, including medical equipment preparers

  1. White

  2. Black

  3. Other

61.1% of Healthcare support workers, all other, including medical equipment preparers are White, making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 26.5% of Healthcare support workers, all other, including medical equipment preparers, Black is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Healthcare support workers, all other, including medical equipment preparers.

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Age by Gender

38.6

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 1.59

40.3

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 1.16

The median age of Healthcare support workers, all other, including medical equipment preparers is 39.7, and Male employees are generally 1.67 years younger than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Healthcare support workers, all other, including medical equipment preparers from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Healthcare support workers, all other, including medical equipment preparers is Biology but a relatively high number of Healthcare support workers, all other, including medical equipment preparers hold a major in Human Sciences.

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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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Healthcare support workers, all other, including medical equipment preparers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Healthcare support workers, all other, including medical equipment preparers need many skills, but most especially Reading Comprehension. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Healthcare support workers, all other, including medical equipment preparers need more than the average amount of Equipment Maintenance, Repairing, and Equipment Selection.

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Growth Projections

Projections on wages and job growth for Healthcare support workers, all other, including medical equipment preparers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 7.4%, but Healthcare support workers, all other, including medical equipment preparers are expected to see a growth of 11.7% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow higher than the national average.

Job Growth

11.7%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

7.4%

NATIONAL AVERAGE

This line chart shows the 10-year projected employment growth (from 2016 to 2026) for Healthcare support workers, all other, including medical equipment preparers. This profession is expected to grow faster than 7.4%, the average rate of national job growth.

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