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Highest Paying Industries for Health Practitioner Support Technologists and Technicians

The top 100 highest paying industries for health practitioner support 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 $54,120, specialty hospitals - state government owned is the highest paying industry for health practitioner support technologists and technicians. It is followed by colleges, universities, and professional schools - privately owned industry (average annual salary $43,030). 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 health practitioner support technologists and technicians in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Industries for Health Practitioner Support Technologists and Technicians

Industry Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Specialty hospitals - State government owned
$54,120
1,970
2 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$43,030
1,530
3 Offices of Dentists
$42,730
4,000
4 Educational Services - Privately owned
$42,720
1,600
5 Federal government, including USPS
$41,800
6,460
6 Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
$41,800
6,460
7 Computer Systems Design and Related Services
$41,100
n/a
8 Outpatient Care Centers
$40,980
17,010
9 Hospitals - State government owned
$40,700
22,180
10 Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - State government owned
$40,490
14,960
11 All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$40,390
750
12 Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$40,390
750
13 Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$39,720
7,240
14 Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing
$38,970
60
15 Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$38,970
60
16 Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$38,930
110
17 Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$38,760
n/a
18 Scientific Research and Development Services
$38,310
1,130
19 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$38,280
5,250
20 Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$38,140
1,110
21 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$38,040
134,730
22 Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$37,990
140
23 Offices of All Other Health Practitioners
$37,960
860
24 Educational Services
$37,930
n/a
25 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$37,840
158,390
26 Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$37,580
71,200
27 Consumer Goods Rental
$37,570
570
28 Offices of Physicians
$37,510
44,210
29 Ambulatory Health Care Services
$37,450
77,310
30 State government, including schools and hospitals
$37,400
40,290
31 Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$37,400
192,250
32 Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$37,400
620
33 Manufacturing
$37,400
750
34 Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$37,340
5,200
35 Rental and Leasing Services
$37,340
610
36 Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$37,270
26,110
37 Federal, State, and Local Government
$37,270
26,110
38 Hospitals - Privately owned
$37,270
151,410
39 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$36,760
3,120
40 Health Care and Social Assistance
$36,680
288,390
41 Educational Services - State government owned
$36,680
3,160
42 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$36,420
18,410
43 Hospitals - Local government owned
$36,370
18,670
44 Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services
$35,830
40
45 Local government, including schools and hospitals
$35,740
24,450
46 Management of Companies and Enterprises
$35,720
1,200
47 Home Health Care Services
$35,470
2,070
48 State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$35,330
14,950
49 Repair and Maintenance
$35,280
50
50 Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries
$34,830
30
51 Insurance Carriers
$34,700
1,280
52 Direct Health and Medical Insurance Carriers
$34,690
1,270
53 Finance and Insurance
$34,650
1,410
54 Insurance Carriers and Related Activities
$34,620
1,380
55 Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists
$34,320
260
56 Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories
$34,130
270
57 Elementary and Secondary Schools - Privately owned
$33,950
30
58 Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$33,930
830
59 Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$33,930
830
60 Other Insurance Related Activities
$33,690
100
61 Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities
$33,690
100
62 Educational Services - Local government owned
$33,310
1,060
63 Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$33,140
4,700
64 Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$33,030
500
65 Employment Services
$32,900
6,450
66 Temporary Help Services
$32,790
4,980
67 Offices of Mental Health Practitioners (except Physicians)
$31,820
340
68 Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$31,560
7,760
69 Administrative and Support Services
$31,550
7,750
70 Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals
$31,460
26,620
71 Wholesale Trade
$31,210
9,990
72 Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$31,090
8,530
73 Drugs and Druggists' Sundries Merchant Wholesalers
$31,080
8,500
74 Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$30,760
87,910
75 Veterinary Services
$30,670
86,170
76 Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$30,670
86,190
77 Office Administrative Services
$30,450
n/a
78 Warehousing and Storage
$30,290
150
79 Transportation and Warehousing
$30,290
150
80 Offices of Other Health Practitioners
$30,220
9,000
81 Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$30,210
40
82 Other Personal Services
$30,020
410
83 Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses
$29,890
5,560
84 Elementary and Secondary Schools
$29,880
880
85 Nonstore Retailers
$29,850
5,710
86 Offices of Optometrists
$29,670
7,530
87 Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$29,550
820
88 Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$29,540
2,080
89 Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations
$29,390
1,530
90 Social Advocacy Organizations
$29,330
1,440
91 Personal and Laundry Services
$29,290
510
92 Grocery Stores
$28,550
26,550
93 Food and Beverage Stores
$28,550
26,550
94 Direct Selling Establishments
$28,500
150
95 Other General Merchandise Stores
$28,400
27,920
96 General Merchandise Stores
$28,300
42,980
97 Retail Trade
$28,210
268,030
98 Department Stores
$28,150
15,060
99 Health and Personal Care Stores
$28,090
192,780
100 Pharmacies and Drug Stores
$28,080
191,580