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
$51,080
25th Percentile Wage
$60,830
50th Percentile Wage
$78,560
75th Percentile Wage
$110,450
90th Percentile Wage
$191,150

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 $191,150. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $78,560. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid health diagnosing and treating practitioners is $51,080.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below 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 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$78,560
2.00% 7.76%
2016
$76,990
1.55% -
2015
$75,800
1.79% -
2014
$74,440
1.33% -
2013
$73,450
1.35% -
2012
$72,460
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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 $185,960. The lowest paying industry is the other residential care facilities industry (annual salary $59,770). 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
$185,960
Offices of Dentists
$160,000
Offices of Physicians
$122,390
Offices of Optometrists
$104,280
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$95,220
Specialty hospitals - State government owned
$90,520
Offices of Mental Health Practitioners (except Physicians)
$88,870
Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists
$82,160
Offices of Other Health Practitioners
$81,980
Outpatient Care Centers
$81,670
Offices of All Other Health Practitioners
$81,290
Hospitals - State government owned
$77,530
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$77,330
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$77,270
Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers
$77,230
Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$76,420
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$75,160
Hospitals - Privately owned
$75,130
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$74,880
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$74,860
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - State government owned
$73,770
All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$73,430
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$72,610
Hospitals - Local government owned
$71,480
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$71,480
Ambulance Services
$70,650
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals
$70,580
Home Health Care Services
$70,570
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - Privately owned
$68,580
Offices of Chiropractors
$68,450
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services
$66,220
Vocational Rehabilitation Services
$66,010
Child Day Care Services
$65,560
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)
$65,300
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
$64,320
Residential Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities
$62,360
Social Assistance
$62,060
Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly
$61,830
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities
$61,800
Individual and Family Services
$61,420
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability Facilities
$60,990
Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities
$60,760
Other Residential Care Facilities
$59,770

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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