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Highest Paying States for Other Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers

The highest paying states for other healthcare practitioners and technical workers (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 of other healthcare practitioners and technical workers in those states are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with an annual salary of $90,400, Maryland is the highest paying state for other healthcare practitioners and technical workers. It is followed by New Jersey (average annual salary $88,260). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2017 [1]. For more salary information of other healthcare practitioners and technical workers in a specific state, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Highest Paying States for Other Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers

Rank State Average Salary i Entry Level
Salary i
# of
Empl. i
1 Maryland
$90,400
$38,070 2,010
2 New Jersey
$88,260
$39,210 210
3 District of Columbia
$85,880
$31,870 100
4 New York
$79,600
$39,230 810
5 Wyoming
$65,790
$39,190 40
6 California
$65,140
$34,550 4,270
7 Idaho
$63,370
$30,710 100
8 New Hampshire
$62,770
$33,000 420
9 Minnesota
$60,950
$30,650 580
10 Massachusetts
$59,140
$31,630 550
11 Pennsylvania
$57,910
$30,870 910
12 Georgia
$57,710
$28,230 810
13 Alaska
$57,340
$38,850 150
14 Connecticut
$56,200
$40,500 810
15 Washington
$56,170
$36,450 970
16 Hawaii
$55,020
$30,830 200
17 Oregon
$54,660
$33,610 850
18 Maine
$54,050
$33,600 40
19 Rhode Island
$49,500
$33,630 170
20 Tennessee
$49,360
$27,310 2,760
21 North Carolina
$48,050
$29,020 630
22 New Mexico
$47,770
$30,380 420
23 Texas
$46,530
$25,520 1,440
24 Missouri
$45,870
$24,590 860
25 Wisconsin
$45,720
$19,970 1,370
26 Arkansas
$43,940
$25,150 480
27 Michigan
$43,540
$27,310 390
28 Nevada
$43,080
$27,260 400
29 Delaware
$42,870
$27,160 60
30 Ohio
$42,660
$26,650 680
31 Colorado
$41,990
$19,490 380
32 Louisiana
$40,510
$20,870 1,510
33 Kentucky
$39,520
$27,970 530
34 Iowa
$39,350
$24,380 370
35 Virginia
$38,940
$22,280 890
36 Vermont
$38,900
$29,240 60
37 Florida
$38,810
$23,990 1,720
38 South Carolina
$38,660
$24,870 80
39 West Virginia
$38,340
$29,370 30
40 North Dakota
$37,160
$25,510 50
41 Illinois
$36,840
$22,180 2,860
42 Indiana
$36,160
$25,060 1,290
43 Kansas
$35,500
$23,320 290
44 Arizona
$35,250
$25,130 770
45 Nebraska
$32,400
$19,380 120
46 Puerto Rico
$32,300
$16,700 110
47 Montana
$31,600
$25,890 130
48 Oklahoma
$31,550
$21,080 370
49 Mississippi
$29,270
$20,780 190
50 Alabama
$28,840
$21,030 630
See also: Highest paying industries for other healthcare practitioners and technical workers, Top Paying Jobs in America.