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Orderlies

in Massachusetts

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" (31-1013). Excludes "Nursing Assistants" (31-1014).

Occupation Projection for Orderlies

SOC
Code
Title Employment Change Average Annual Typical education needed for entry
2016 2026 Level Percent Exits Transfers Change Openings
311015  Orderlies 2,155 2,326 171 7.94 % 136 113 17 266 High school diploma or equivalent 

Orderlies Projections by Industry

Industry 2016
Employment
Projected 2026 Employment Change
2016-2026
2017
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Hospitals    1,990  92 % 2,140  92 % 150  8 % $35,870
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
Economic Research
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