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Other Healthcare Support Worker Salary in Sector of Health Care and Social Assistance

The salary statistics of other healthcare support workers in the industry sector of health care and social assistance are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare other healthcare support worker salaries in different industries within the health care and social assistance sector.

Average Annual Salary of Other Healthcare Support Workers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21,680
25th Percentile Wage
$26,280
50th Percentile Wage
$34,040
75th Percentile Wage
$44,360
90th Percentile Wage
$56,500

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for other healthcare support workers in the industry sector of health care and social assistance. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) other healthcare support workers is $56,500. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $34,040. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid other healthcare support workers is $21,680.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of other healthcare support workers in the industry sector of health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$34,040
1.26% 10.72%
2016
$33,610
0.68% -
2015
$33,380
3.48% -
2014
$32,220
1.61% -
2013
$31,700
4.13% -
2012
$30,390
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Compare Other Healthcare Support Worker Salary in Different Industries within the Health Care and Social Assistance Sector

The average salaries of other healthcare support workers in 42 industries in the health care and social assistance sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for other healthcare support worker occupations is the specialty hospitals - state government owned industry with an annual salary $43,260. The lowest paying industry is the offices of mental health practitioners (except physicians) industry (annual salary $23,910). For detailed other healthcare support worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Specialty hospitals - State government owned
$43,260
Home Health Care Services
$42,950
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - State government owned
$42,090
Offices of Dentists
$40,280
Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists
$39,990
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals
$39,620
Hospitals - State government owned
$39,180
Offices of Physicians
$38,530
Outpatient Care Centers
$38,360
Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities
$37,990
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services
$37,560
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$36,740
Child Day Care Services
$36,460
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$36,010
Individual and Family Services
$35,290
Offices of Other Health Practitioners
$35,240
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$35,120
Hospitals - Privately owned
$34,920
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$34,860
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$34,800
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$34,580
All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$33,820
Social Assistance
$33,660
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - Privately owned
$33,200
Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers
$33,120
Other Residential Care Facilities
$32,330
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability Facilities
$31,810
Hospitals - Local government owned
$31,630
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$31,600
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$30,980
Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$30,670
Offices of Optometrists
$30,670
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories
$30,570
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities
$30,440
Offices of Chiropractors
$29,990
Residential Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities
$29,270
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
$27,390
Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly
$27,070
Offices of All Other Health Practitioners
$25,810
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)
$25,390
Vocational Rehabilitation Services
$24,160
Offices of Mental Health Practitioners (except Physicians)
$23,910

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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