Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners Salary in Sector of Health Care and Social Assistance

The salary statistics of health diagnosing and treating practitioners in the industry sector of health care and social assistance are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare health diagnosing and treating practitioners salaries in different industries within the health care and social assistance sector.

Average Annual Salary of Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$49,410
25th Percentile Wage
$59,490
50th Percentile Wage
$76,990
75th Percentile Wage
$108,070
90th Percentile Wage
$186,990

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for health diagnosing and treating practitioners 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) health diagnosing and treating practitioners is $186,990. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $76,990. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid health diagnosing and treating practitioners is $49,410.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of health diagnosing and treating practitioners in the industry sector of health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201676,9901.55%5.88%
201575,8001.79%-
201474,4401.33%-
201373,4501.35%-
201272,460--

Compare Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners Salary in Different Industries within the Health Care and Social Assistance Sector

The average salaries of health diagnosing and treating practitioners in 43 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 health diagnosing and treating practitioners occupations is the medical and diagnostic laboratories industry with an annual salary $182,310. The lowest paying industry is the other residential care facilities industry (annual salary $58,640). For detailed health diagnosing and treating practitioners salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories
$182,310
Offices of Dentists
$161,900
Offices of Physicians
$120,980
Offices of Optometrists
$101,520
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$93,840
Specialty hospitals - State government owned
$90,700
Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists
$80,760
Offices of Other Health Practitioners
$80,390
Outpatient Care Centers
$79,850
Offices of All Other Health Practitioners
$78,080
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$76,400
Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers
$76,020
Hospitals - State government owned
$75,680
Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$75,450
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$75,290
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$73,640
Hospitals - Privately owned
$73,640
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$73,280
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$73,230
Offices of Mental Health Practitioners (except Physicians)
$73,200
All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$72,030
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - State government owned
$71,880
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$70,410
Home Health Care Services
$69,170
Hospitals - Local government owned
$69,160
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$69,130
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals
$68,830
Offices of Chiropractors
$67,460
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - Privately owned
$66,700
Ambulance Services
$66,290
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services
$65,560
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)
$63,540
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
$62,870
Child Day Care Services
$62,370
Vocational Rehabilitation Services
$61,770
Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly
$61,180
Social Assistance
$61,170
Individual and Family Services
$60,880
Residential Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities
$60,870
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities
$60,390
Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities
$59,980
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability Facilities
$59,700
Other Residential Care Facilities
$58,640

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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