The average annual salary of healthcare support occupations is shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare the median salaries of all healthcare support occupations in the United States. The healthcare support occupations salary statistics are from the national compensation survey published by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2017 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage|| |
|25th Percentile Wage|| |
|50th Percentile Wage|| |
|75th Percentile Wage|| |
|90th Percentile Wage|| |
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for healthcare support occupations. The salary is shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) healthcare support occupations is $45,620. The median annual salary is $27,910. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19,780.
The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of healthcare support occupations from 2012 to 2016.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||4-Year Growth|
Table 2 shows the median annual wage of all healthcare support occupations in the United States. We note that the median annual salaries vary considerably among healthcare support professions and range from $22,600 to $59,010. The highest paid healthcare support occupations are occupational therapy assistants with a median annual salary of $59,010. The lowest paid healthcare support occupations in the United States are home health aides with a median annual salary of $22,600. For more salary information about a specific healthcare support profession, use the links in the table.
|Occupation Group||Median Annual Salary|
|Occupational Therapy Assistants|| |
|Physical Therapist Assistants|| |
|Occupational Therapy Assistants and Aides|| |
|Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapist Assistants and Aides|| |
|Physical Therapist Assistants and Aides|| |
|Massage Therapists|| |
|Dental Assistants|| |
|Other Healthcare Support Workers|| |
|Medical Transcriptionists|| |
|Medical Equipment Preparers|| |
|Other Healthcare Support Occupations|| |
|Miscellaneous Healthcare Support Occupations|| |
|Medical Assistants|| |
|Occupational Therapy Aides|| |
|Psychiatric Aides|| |
|Nursing Assistants|| |
|Physical Therapist Aides|| |
|Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers|| |
|Pharmacy Aides|| |
|Nursing, Psychiatric, and Home Health Aides|| |
|Home Health Aides|| |