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Highest Paying Industries for Diagnostic Related Technologists and Technicians

The top 75 highest paying industries for diagnostic related technologists and technicians (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment in those industries are also shown. As shown in the table, with an average annual salary of $71,860, colleges, universities, and professional schools - privately owned is the highest paying industry for diagnostic related technologists and technicians. It is followed by educational services - privately owned industry (average annual salary $71,290). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in May 2015 [1]. For more information about salaries of diagnostic related technologists and technicians in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 75 Highest Paying Industries for Diagnostic Related Technologists and Technicians

Industry Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$71,860
640
2 Educational Services - Privately owned
$71,290
660
3 Offices of All Other Health Practitioners
$66,850
600
4 Scientific Research and Development Services
$66,580
210
5 Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$66,240
2,590
6 Educational Services
$66,150
2,610
7 Specialty hospitals - State government owned
$65,760
360
8 Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$65,110
90
9 Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$65,110
90
10 Wholesale Trade
$65,110
90
11 Management of Companies and Enterprises
$64,510
590
12 Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - Privately owned
$64,070
30
13 Temporary Help Services
$63,920
1,790
14 Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$63,570
4,120
15 Employment Services
$63,150
2,440
16 Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$63,130
3,680
17 Administrative and Support Services
$62,950
2,600
18 Educational Services - State government owned
$62,860
1,780
19 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$62,850
1,780
20 Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$62,770
2,630
21 Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing
$62,710
140
22 Rental and Leasing Services
$62,710
140
23 Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$62,710
140
24 Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$62,200
170
25 Pharmacies and Drug Stores
$62,200
n/a
26 Health and Personal Care Stores
$62,200
n/a
27 Retail Trade
$62,200
n/a
28 Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories
$62,070
31,260
29 Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists
$61,690
620
30 State government, including schools and hospitals
$61,270
8,210
31 Hospitals - State government owned
$61,230
6,160
32 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$61,110
5,720
33 Hospitals - Privately owned
$60,410
195,680
34 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$60,370
191,960
35 Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$59,910
226,120
36 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$59,850
221,880
37 Health Care and Social Assistance
$59,520
344,850
38 Federal government, including USPS
$59,110
5,010
39 Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
$59,110
5,010
40 Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$59,100
5,780
41 Federal, State, and Local Government
$59,100
5,780
42 Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers
$58,970
70
43 Outpatient Care Centers
$58,920
10,790
44 Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$58,890
500
45 Ambulatory Health Care Services
$58,710
118,460
46 Office Administrative Services
$58,620
150
47 Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services
$58,210
150
48 All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$57,830
1,320
49 Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$57,790
1,320
50 Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$57,500
38,170
51 Offices of Physicians
$57,260
72,670
52 Offices of Other Health Practitioners
$56,590
1,720
53 Local government, including schools and hospitals
$56,040
24,960
54 Hospitals - Local government owned
$55,860
24,280
55 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$55,830
24,200
56 Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$54,550
50
57 Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)
$54,130
n/a
58 Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$53,800
780
59 Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
$52,760
210
60 Offices of Dentists
$50,990
490
61 Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals
$50,680
120
62 State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$49,430
270
63 Insurance Carriers
$47,550
40
64 Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - State government owned
$47,490
80
65 Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$47,170
140
66 Insurance Carriers and Related Activities
$46,590
40
67 Finance and Insurance
$46,590
40
68 Home Health Care Services
$45,450
210
69 Manufacturing
$44,380
50
70 Offices of Optometrists
$43,930
n/a
71 Testing Laboratories
$42,760
200
72 Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$42,760
200
73 Individual and Family Services
$41,250
70
74 Social Assistance
$41,250
70
75 Offices of Chiropractors
$36,340
400