The salary statistics of engineers in the industry sector of health care and social assistance are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare engineer salaries in different industries within the health care and social assistance sector.
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$48,430|
|25th Percentile Wage||$61,430|
|50th Percentile Wage||$77,710|
|75th Percentile Wage||$99,520|
|90th Percentile Wage||$123,480|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for engineers in the industry sector of health care and social assistance. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) engineers is $123,480. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $77,710. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid engineers is $48,430.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of engineers in the industry sector of health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
The average salaries of engineers in 19 industries in the health care and social assistance sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for engineer occupations is the specialty hospitals - state government owned industry with an annual salary $106,570. The lowest paying industry is the vocational rehabilitation services industry (annual salary $50,970). For detailed engineer salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.
|Industry Name||Median Annual Salary|
|Specialty hospitals - State government owned|| |
|Outpatient Care Centers|| |
|Offices of Physicians|| |
|Ambulatory Health Care Services|| |
|Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals|| |
|Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories|| |
|All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services|| |
|Other Ambulatory Health Care Services|| |
|General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned|| |
|Hospitals - Privately owned|| |
|Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)|| |
|General Medical and Surgical Hospitals|| |
|Specialty hospitals - Privately owned|| |
|Hospitals - State government owned|| |
|General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned|| |
|General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned|| |
|Hospitals - Local government owned|| |
|Social Assistance|| |
|Vocational Rehabilitation Services|| |
Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 .