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Highest Paying Industries for Other Health Technologists and Technicians

The top 78 highest paying industries for other 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 $56,790, offices of all other health practitioners is the highest paying industry for other health technologists and technicians. It is followed by state government, excluding schools and hospitals (oes designation) industry (average annual salary $55,930). 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 other health technologists and technicians in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 78 Highest Paying Industries for Other Health Technologists and Technicians

Industry Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Offices of All Other Health Practitioners
$56,790
1,190
2 State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$55,930
550
3 Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations
$55,530
50
4 Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing
$55,400
50
5 Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$55,400
50
6 Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$54,350
4,870
7 Federal, State, and Local Government
$54,350
4,870
8 Federal government, including USPS
$54,330
3,470
9 Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
$54,330
3,470
10 Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$53,960
850
11 Manufacturing
$53,570
90
12 Scientific Research and Development Services
$53,090
140
13 Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$52,890
60
14 Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$51,770
130
15 Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$50,820
250
16 Individual and Family Services
$49,260
100
17 Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$48,520
n/a
18 Social Assistance
$47,520
120
19 Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$47,470
13,250
20 Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories
$47,460
1,560
21 Employment Services
$46,740
340
22 Educational Services - Local government owned
$46,200
580
23 Administrative and Support Services
$46,020
390
24 Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$46,020
390
25 Direct Health and Medical Insurance Carriers
$45,960
30
26 Insurance Carriers
$45,960
30
27 Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$45,380
410
28 Management of Companies and Enterprises
$45,050
380
29 Elementary and Secondary Schools
$44,980
440
30 All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$44,850
1,180
31 Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$44,680
1,190
32 Offices of Physicians
$44,580
9,420
33 Insurance Carriers and Related Activities
$44,550
70
34 Finance and Insurance
$44,550
70
35 State government, including schools and hospitals
$43,920
3,880
36 Educational Services
$43,490
2,240
37 Other Insurance Related Activities
$43,280
n/a
38 Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities
$43,280
n/a
39 Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$43,270
1,740
40 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$43,200
1,220
41 Educational Services - State government owned
$43,100
1,230
42 Offices of Dentists
$42,810
n/a
43 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$42,480
1,990
44 Consumer Goods Rental
$42,280
50
45 Hospitals - State government owned
$42,120
2,110
46 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$41,970
39,060
47 Hospitals - Privately owned
$41,930
40,170
48 Local government, including schools and hospitals
$41,870
5,900
49 Temporary Help Services
$41,840
150
50 Home Health Care Services
$41,810
240
51 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$41,650
45,490
52 Rental and Leasing Services
$41,610
50
53 Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$41,610
50
54 Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$41,590
46,740
55 Offices of Other Health Practitioners
$40,380
2,620
56 Health Care and Social Assistance
$40,360
86,450
57 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$40,050
410
58 Educational Services - Privately owned
$39,790
430
59 Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$39,780
990
60 Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$39,460
30
61 Ambulatory Health Care Services
$39,180
39,510
62 Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$38,890
1,080
63 Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals
$38,530
170
64 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$38,380
4,440
65 Specialty hospitals - State government owned
$38,370
70
66 Hospitals - Local government owned
$38,310
4,460
67 Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - Privately owned
$38,150
120
68 Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - State government owned
$38,140
50
69 Outpatient Care Centers
$37,570
24,270
70 Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)
$37,300
40
71 Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists
$35,740
680
72 Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
$34,870
80
73 Health and Personal Care Stores
$33,490
340
74 Retail Trade
$33,490
340
75 Offices of Mental Health Practitioners (except Physicians)
$32,290
40
76 Offices of Chiropractors
$31,850
130
77 Offices of Optometrists
$31,780
580
78 Pharmacies and Drug Stores
$31,420
80
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