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Orderlies Salary Information

The salary statistics of orderlies are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of orderlies within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The orderlies annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. Orderlies Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19,590
25th Percentile Wage
$22,150
50th Percentile Wage
$26,690
75th Percentile Wage
$33,290
90th Percentile Wage
$40,180

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for orderlies. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) orderlies is $40,180. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $26,690. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19,590. It is noted that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 105% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of orderlies from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201626,6904.16%10.12%
201525,5803.64%-
201424,6500.85%-
201324,4401.84%-
201223,990--

Table 2. Orderlies Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of orderlies in 5 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for orderlies occupations is the federal, state, and local government sector with an annual salary $32,820. The lowest paying sector is the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector (annual salary $22,250).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Federal, State, and Local Government
$32,820
Educational Services
$31,800
Health Care and Social Assistance
$26,310
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$24,160
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$22,250

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Orderlies by States

From the above tables we note that not only orderlies salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of orderlies in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $17,920 to $37,850. The highest paying state for orderlies is Hawaii with a median annual salary of $37,850. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $17,920. For more salary information of orderlies profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Hawaii
$37,850
Minnesota
$36,550
California
$35,990
New York
$35,170
Massachusetts
$33,010
Nevada
$32,530
Rhode Island
$31,850
Alaska
$31,570
Delaware
$31,460
Washington
$31,450
Connecticut
$31,270
New Hampshire
$30,400
North Dakota
$29,990
Pennsylvania
$29,980
District of Columbia
$29,640
Illinois
$28,400
Wisconsin
$28,140
Georgia
$27,680
Colorado
$27,610
Maryland
$27,500
Iowa
$27,160
Indiana
$27,110
New Jersey
$27,090
Maine
$25,850
New Mexico
$25,710
Michigan
$25,570
Arizona
$25,240
Kansas
$24,950
Virginia
$24,920
Idaho
$24,590
Ohio
$24,540
Tennessee
$24,350
North Carolina
$24,030
Montana
$23,660
Oregon
$23,530
Texas
$23,450
Utah
$23,320
Nebraska
$23,170
West Virginia
$23,070
Vermont
$22,980
Kentucky
$22,870
Oklahoma
$22,810
Florida
$22,670
Arkansas
$22,660
South Dakota
$22,270
South Carolina
$22,240
Alabama
$21,840
Missouri
$21,580
Mississippi
$20,270
Louisiana
$19,780
Puerto Rico
$17,920


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