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31-1132 Orderlies



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. Excludes ?Nursing Assistants? (31-1131). Psychiatric orderlies are included in ?Psychiatric Aides? (31-1133).

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
Central Minnesota 4014$19.76/hr$15.73/hr$15.73/hr$19.85/hr$24.93/hr$24.93/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Education and Health Services340$20.04/hr
 
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Southeast Minnesota N/A$19.76/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Rochester MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
St Cloud MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Southeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Northwest Minnesota 20$15.34/hrN/A
Northwest Balance of State 20$15.34/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 30$19.70/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 30$19.70/hrN/A
Central Minnesota 40$19.85/hr9.6%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 210$20.05/hr6.0%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 240$20.05/hrN/A
Minnesota 340$20.04/hr6.4%


Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 12,630$15.91/hr4.9%
Baggage Porters and Bellhops 270$15.43/hr23.9%
Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators 2,220$24.34/hr-11.7%


  • Transport patients to treatment units, testing units, operating rooms, or other areas, using wheelchairs, stretchers, or moveable beds.
  • Separate collected materials for disposal, recycling, or reuse, in accordance with environmental policies.
  • Clean equipment, such as wheelchairs, hospital beds, or portable medical equipment, documenting needed repairs or maintenance.
  • Disinfect or sterilize equipment or supplies, using germicides or sterilizing equipment.
  • Lift or assist others to lift patients to move them on or off beds, examination tables, surgical tables, or stretchers.
  • Clean and sanitize patient rooms, bathrooms, examination rooms, or other patient areas.
  • Transport portable medical equipment or medical supplies between rooms or departments.
  • Stock or issue medical supplies, such as dressing packs or treatment trays.
  • Collect soiled linen or trash.
  • Stock utility rooms, nonmedical storage rooms, or cleaning carts with supplies.