Healthcare support workers, all other, including medical equipment preparers

Detailed Occupation

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2020 Workforce
165k
Average Age
40.1
Average Salary
$33,889
Average Male Salary
$40,914
Average Female Salary
$30,655

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 $33,889 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Healthcare support workers, all other, including medical equipment preparers by wage are Word processors & typists, Couriers & messengers, and Print binding & finishing workers.

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 Brooklyn Center, Golden Valley, New Hope & Robbinsdale Cities PUMA, MN, Kettering & Centerville Cities PUMA, OH, and Huber Heights, Trotwood, Vandalia & Englewood Cities PUMA, OH. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Healthcare support workers, all other, including medical equipment preparers are Brooklyn Center, Golden Valley, New Hope & Robbinsdale Cities PUMA, MN, Kettering & Centerville Cities PUMA, OH, and Southeast Arkansas PUMA, AR.

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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 Construction. Healthcare support workers, all other, including medical equipment preparers are paid most in Broomfield, Jefferson (Northeast), Adams (Northwest) & Boulder (Southeast) Counties PUMA, CO but are relatively concentrated in Brooklyn Center, Golden Valley, New Hope & Robbinsdale Cities PUMA, MN.

Yearly Wage

$33,889
AVERAGE SALARY
± $2,062

In 2020, Healthcare support workers, all other, including medical equipment preparers earned an average of $33,889, $22,065 less than than the average national salary of $55,954.

Couriers & messengers make somewhat more than Healthcare support workers, all other, including medical equipment preparers while Word processors & typists 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

0.391
WAGE GINI

In 2015, Healthcare support workers, all other, including medical equipment preparers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.391, which is lower than than the national average of 0.478. 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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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Healthcare support workers, all other, including medical equipment preparers, by average wage, are Construction, Other schools & instruction and educational support services, and Navigational, measuring, electromedical, & control instruments manufacturing.

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Industries by Share

165k
2020 Workforce
± 9,956
1.52%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 8.46%

The number of people employed as Healthcare support workers, all other, including medical equipment preparers has been growing at a rate of 1.52%, from 162,167 people in 2019 to 164,633 people in 2020.

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  39%, followed by Nursing Care Facilities with 18% and Other health care services with 8.72%.

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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 38.5 and of female Healthcare support workers, all other, including medical equipment preparers is 40.9, and the most common race/ethnicity for Healthcare support workers, all other, including medical equipment preparers is White (Non-Hispanic).

Composition by Sex

51.9k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 5,592
113k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 8,240

68.5% of Healthcare support workers, all other, including medical equipment preparers are Female, making them the more common sex in the occupation. This chart shows the sex 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 (Non-Hispanic)
  2. Black (Non-Hispanic)
  3. White (Hispanic)

51.5% of Healthcare support workers, all other, including medical equipment preparers are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 24.9% of Healthcare support workers, all other, including medical equipment preparers, Black (Non-Hispanic) 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 Sex

38.5
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 1.51
40.9
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 1.09

The median age of Healthcare support workers, all other, including medical equipment preparers is 40.1, and Male employees are generally 2.3 years younger than than their Female counterparts.

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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

ACS PUMS data only shows the major for bachelor's degrees. However, we can filter the data based on highest degree obtained.
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predictive-analysisSkills

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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