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Health Technologists and Technician Salary in Sector of Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Health Technologists and Technicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$23,440
25th Percentile Wage
$28,160
50th Percentile Wage
$34,780
75th Percentile Wage
$43,570
90th Percentile Wage
$55,600

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for health technologists and technicians in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services. 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 $55,600. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $34,780. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid health technologists and technicians is $23,440.

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 professional, scientific, and technical services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$34,780
2.33% 9.75%
2016
$33,970
2.38% -
2015
$33,160
2.71% -
2014
$32,260
2.08% -
2013
$31,590
0.63% -
2012
$31,390
- -

Compare Health Technologists and Technician Salary in Different Industries within the Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Sector

The average salaries of health technologists and technicians in 13 industries in the professional, scientific, and technical services 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 engineering services industry with an annual salary $66,300. The lowest paying industry is the veterinary services industry (annual salary $33,020). For detailed health technologists and technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Engineering Services
$66,300
Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities
$50,180
Scientific Research and Development Services
$48,050
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$48,020
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$43,230
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services
$42,220
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$41,400
Testing Laboratories
$40,880
Computer Systems Design and Related Services
$39,840
Legal Services
$35,840
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$34,780
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$33,090
Veterinary Services
$33,020

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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