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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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. Orderlies Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20,240
25th Percentile Wage
$22,730
50th Percentile Wage
$27,180
75th Percentile Wage
$33,700
90th Percentile Wage
$40,610

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 $40,610. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $27,180. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20,240. Notice that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 100% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of orderlies from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$27,180
1.80% 11.74%
2016
$26,690
4.16% -
2015
$25,580
3.64% -
2014
$24,650
0.85% -
2013
$24,440
1.84% -
2012
$23,990
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Table 2. Orderlies Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of orderlies in 6 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 educational services sector with an annual salary $31,720. The lowest paying sector is the other services (except federal, state, and local government) sector (annual salary $23,840).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Educational Services
$31,720
Federal, State, and Local Government
$29,030
Health Care and Social Assistance
$27,080
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$25,480
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$24,160
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$23,840

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 $18,430 to $38,410. The highest paying state for orderlies is Hawaii with a median annual salary of $38,410. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $18,430. For more salary information of orderlies profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Hawaii
$38,410
Minnesota
$38,100
California
$36,870
New York
$35,190
Massachusetts
$34,970
Connecticut
$33,190
Nevada
$32,970
Alaska
$31,570
Delaware
$31,460
New Hampshire
$31,200
North Dakota
$30,670
Washington
$30,230
District of Columbia
$30,050
Rhode Island
$29,520
Pennsylvania
$29,090
Illinois
$28,970
Wisconsin
$28,270
Colorado
$28,270
New Jersey
$28,130
Georgia
$27,950
Iowa
$27,950
Indiana
$27,900
Maryland
$27,130
New Mexico
$26,800
Virginia
$26,700
Maine
$26,120
Michigan
$25,960
Ohio
$25,720
Kansas
$25,660
Vermont
$25,560
Wyoming
$25,490
Montana
$25,270
Idaho
$25,070
North Carolina
$24,680
Arizona
$24,660
Tennessee
$24,660
Oregon
$24,480
Nebraska
$24,330
West Virginia
$23,540
South Dakota
$23,530
Texas
$23,410
Florida
$23,360
Utah
$23,320
Oklahoma
$23,250
South Carolina
$23,240
Kentucky
$22,820
Alabama
$22,550
Missouri
$22,060
Louisiana
$20,950
Arkansas
$20,920
Mississippi
$20,870
Puerto Rico
$18,430



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