Health Technologists and Technician Salary in Sector of Manufacturing

The salary statistics of health technologists and technicians in the industry sector of manufacturing are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare health technologists and technician salaries in different industries within the manufacturing sector.

Average Annual Salary of Health Technologists and Technicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29,350
25th Percentile Wage
$38,390
50th Percentile Wage
$55,690
75th Percentile Wage
$78,830
90th Percentile Wage
$101,630

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for health technologists and technicians in the industry sector of manufacturing. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) health technologists and technicians is $101,630. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $55,690. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid health technologists and technicians is $29,350.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of health technologists and technicians in the industry sector of manufacturing from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$55,690
-0.45% 3.93%
2016
$55,940
8.24% -
2015
$51,330
-10.05% -
2014
$56,490
3.56% -
2013
$54,480
1.80% -
2012
$53,500
- -

Compare Health Technologists and Technician Salary in Different Industries within the Manufacturing Sector

The average salaries of health technologists and technicians in 21 industries in the manufacturing sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for health technologists and technician occupations is the fabricated metal product manufacturing industry with an annual salary $72,050. The lowest paying industry is the primary metal manufacturing industry (annual salary $31,660). For detailed health technologists and technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$72,050
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$71,240
Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$66,260
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing
$66,260
Basic Chemical Manufacturing
$62,920
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing
$59,040
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$51,050
Chemical Manufacturing
$49,210
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$48,810
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
$47,860
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing
$47,860
Machinery Manufacturing
$44,110
Food Manufacturing
$41,840
Animal Slaughtering and Processing
$41,570
Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing
$40,540
Machinery Manufacturing
$40,180
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing
$39,340
Chemical Manufacturing
$39,240
Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing
$37,850
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing
$37,150
Primary Metal Manufacturing
$31,660

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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