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or $14.42 hourly
What is the risk of automation?
Qualities required for this occupation:
Assisting and Caring for Others
Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions
Assisting and Caring for Others (83)
Social Perceptiveness (60)
Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions (58)
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How quickly is this occupation growing?
The number of 'Orderlies' job openings is expected to rise 4.7% by 2031
'Orderlies' is expected to be an average growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.
What are the median wages for 'Orderlies' in the United States?
In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Orderlies' was $29,990, or $14.42 hourly
'Orderlies' are paid 34.5% lower than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
How many people are employed as orderlies?
As of 2021 there were 45,160 people employed as Orderlies within the United States.
This represents around 0.03% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 3 thousand people are employed as Orderlies.
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Transport patients to areas such as operating rooms or x-ray rooms using wheelchairs, stretchers, or moveable beds. May maintain stocks of supplies or clean and transport equipment. Psychiatric orderlies are included in Psychiatric Aides.
SOC Code: 31-1132.00
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