Healthcare support workers, all other, including medical equipment preparers

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Total Workforce

159k

Average Age

40.4

Average Salary

$35,094

Average Male Salary

$40,605

Average Female Salary

$32,724

About

Healthcare support workers, all other, including medical equipment preparers 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 Healthcare support workers, all other, including medical equipment preparers was $35,094 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Healthcare support workers, all other, including medical equipment preparers by wage are Couriers & messengers, Food processing workers, all other, and Refuse & recyclable material collectors.

Healthcare support workers, all other, including medical equipment preparers are part of the Healthcare Support Occupations, along with Home health aides, Personal care aides, Nursing assistants, Orderlies and psychiatric aides, Occupational therapy assistants & aides, and 9 more.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Healthcare support workers, all other, including medical equipment preparers are Buffalo City (East) PUMA, NY, Goodyear, Glendale (West) & Litchfield Park (Northwest) Cities PUMA, AZ, and Jamaica, Hollis & St. Albans PUMA, NY. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Healthcare support workers, all other, including medical equipment preparers are Buffalo City (East) PUMA, NY, Goodyear, Glendale (West) & Litchfield Park (Northwest) Cities PUMA, AZ, and West Piedmont Planning District Commission PUMA, VA.

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. General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) 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 Pharmaceutical & medicine manufacturing. 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 Buffalo City (East) PUMA, NY.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$35,094

AVERAGE SALARY

± $2,300

In 2018, Healthcare support workers, all other, including medical equipment preparers earned an average of $35,094, $18,794 less than than the average national salary of $53,888.

Food processing workers, all other make somewhat more than Healthcare support workers, all other, including medical equipment preparers while Couriers & messengers 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

0.389

WAGE GINI

In 2018, Healthcare support workers, all other, including medical equipment preparers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.389, 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 General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals, Nursing Care Facilities, and Other health care services.

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Industries by Share

159k

2018 Workforce

± 9,781

0.0768%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 8.7%

The number of people employed as Healthcare support workers, all other, including medical equipment preparers has been growing at a rate of 0.0768%, from 158,758 people in 2017 to 158,880 people in 2018.

This graphic shows the share of Healthcare support workers, all other, including medical equipment preparers employed by various industries. General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals employs the largest share of Healthcare support workers, all other, including medical equipment preparers at  37.5%, followed by Nursing Care Facilities with 14.6% and Other health care services with 9.41%.

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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 39.1 and of female Healthcare support workers, all other, including medical equipment preparers is 41, and the most common race/ethnicity for Healthcare support workers, all other, including medical equipment preparers is White.

Gender Composition

47.8k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 5,365

111k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 8,181

69.9% 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

63.8% of Healthcare support workers, all other, including medical equipment preparers are White, making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 23.3% 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

39.1

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 1.63

41

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 1.1

The median age of Healthcare support workers, all other, including medical equipment preparers is 40.4, and Male employees are generally 1.84 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 Health but a relatively high number of Healthcare support workers, all other, including medical equipment preparers hold a major in Parks, Recreation, & Leisure.

Majors

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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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