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Highest Paying Industries for Miscellaneous Health Technologists and Technicians

The top 100 highest paying industries for miscellaneous health 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 $70,760, medical equipment and supplies manufacturing is the highest paying industry for miscellaneous health technologists and technicians. It is followed by miscellaneous manufacturing industry (average annual salary $70,760). 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 miscellaneous health technologists and technicians in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

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

Industry Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing
$70,760
2,610
2 Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$70,760
2,610
3 Manufacturing
$69,630
2,710
4 Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$69,620
40
5 Offices of All Other Health Practitioners
$58,510
1,620
6 State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$55,930
550
7 Health and Personal Care Stores
$55,880
4,280
8 Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations
$55,740
60
9 Federal government, including USPS
$55,620
4,110
10 Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
$55,620
4,110
11 Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$55,100
5,560
12 Federal, State, and Local Government
$55,100
5,560
13 Retail Trade
$54,900
5,590
14 Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$53,710
70
15 Other General Merchandise Stores
$53,410
1,060
16 General Merchandise Stores
$53,410
1,060
17 Scientific Research and Development Services
$53,090
140
18 Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$52,680
910
19 Management of Companies and Enterprises
$52,190
510
20 Shoe Stores
$51,820
n/a
21 Clothing and Clothing Accessories Stores
$51,820
n/a
22 Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$51,770
130
23 Home Health Care Services
$50,640
500
24 Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$50,590
300
25 Individual and Family Services
$48,150
110
26 Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$48,000
14,180
27 Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$47,700
n/a
28 Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$47,540
n/a
29 Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories
$47,460
1,560
30 Office Administrative Services
$46,670
n/a
31 Social Assistance
$46,550
120
32 Employment Services
$46,380
380
33 Administrative and Support Services
$46,170
470
34 Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$46,170
470
35 Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$46,150
1,220
36 Direct Health and Medical Insurance Carriers
$46,140
30
37 Insurance Carriers
$46,140
30
38 Educational Services - Local government owned
$45,820
610
39 Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$45,270
430
40 Offices of Dentists
$45,010
n/a
41 Elementary and Secondary Schools
$44,950
460
42 Insurance Carriers and Related Activities
$44,850
70
43 Finance and Insurance
$44,850
70
44 Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities
$44,500
30
45 Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$44,500
1,310
46 State government, including schools and hospitals
$44,200
4,040
47 Offices of Physicians
$43,890
10,580
48 Other Insurance Related Activities
$43,690
n/a
49 Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities
$43,690
n/a
50 Educational Services
$43,610
2,320
51 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$43,580
1,260
52 Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$43,540
1,790
53 Educational Services - State government owned
$43,480
1,270
54 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$42,880
2,090
55 All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$42,860
1,350
56 Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$42,700
1,360
57 Hospitals - State government owned
$42,480
2,220
58 Offices of Other Health Practitioners
$42,190
4,100
59 Hospitals - Privately owned
$42,180
41,040
60 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$42,120
39,700
61 Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$41,830
47,770
62 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$41,800
46,270
63 Consumer Goods Rental
$41,800
50
64 Local government, including schools and hospitals
$41,740
6,030
65 Temporary Help Services
$41,190
190
66 Rental and Leasing Services
$41,140
60
67 Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$41,140
60
68 Health Care and Social Assistance
$40,570
90,690
69 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$40,050
410
70 Educational Services - Privately owned
$39,880
440
71 Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$39,460
30
72 Ambulatory Health Care Services
$39,330
42,690
73 Pharmacies and Drug Stores
$39,260
130
74 Specialty hospitals - State government owned
$38,670
70
75 Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals
$38,460
190
76 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$38,420
4,490
77 Hospitals - Local government owned
$38,350
4,510
78 Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - Privately owned
$38,150
120
79 Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - State government owned
$38,150
70
80 Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists
$37,870
1,720
81 Outpatient Care Centers
$37,590
24,330
82 Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)
$37,580
60
83 Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
$35,110
100
84 Wholesale Trade
$32,910
n/a
85 Offices of Mental Health Practitioners (except Physicians)
$32,290
40
86 Offices of Chiropractors
$31,850
130
87 Offices of Optometrists
$31,680
590
88 Educational Support Services - Local government owned
$30,260
30
89 Educational Support Services
$30,260
30
90 Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing
$29,590
70
91 Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
$29,590
70