Diagnostic Related Technologists and Technician Salary in Sector of Health Care and Social Assistance

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

Average Annual Salary of Diagnostic Related Technologists and Technicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$39,020
25th Percentile Wage
$49,690
50th Percentile Wage
$62,300
75th Percentile Wage
$77,010
90th Percentile Wage
$93,310

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for diagnostic related technologists and technicians 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) diagnostic related technologists and technicians is $93,310. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $62,300. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid diagnostic related technologists and technicians is $39,020.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of diagnostic related technologists and technicians in the industry sector of health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$62,300
1.88% 7.21%
2016
$61,130
1.26% -
2015
$60,360
1.39% -
2014
$59,520
1.53% -
2013
$58,610
1.36% -
2012
$57,810
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Compare Diagnostic Related Technologists and Technician Salary in Different Industries within the Health Care and Social Assistance Sector

The average salaries of diagnostic related technologists and technicians in 34 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 diagnostic related technologists and technician occupations is the specialty hospitals - state government owned industry with an annual salary $67,420. The lowest paying industry is the ambulance services industry (annual salary $36,860). For detailed diagnostic related technologists and technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Specialty hospitals - State government owned
$67,420
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$66,490
Hospitals - State government owned
$66,380
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$65,660
Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$65,290
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories
$64,560
Outpatient Care Centers
$64,020
Hospitals - Privately owned
$63,470
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$63,440
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$62,980
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$62,950
Home Health Care Services
$62,950
All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$61,390
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$60,910
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$60,580
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - Privately owned
$60,560
Offices of All Other Health Practitioners
$59,850
Offices of Physicians
$58,880
Hospitals - Local government owned
$58,510
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$58,510
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals
$56,190
Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists
$55,980
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)
$55,360
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
$55,290
Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly
$52,350
Offices of Other Health Practitioners
$49,670
Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers
$49,140
Offices of Optometrists
$46,770
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - State government owned
$46,010
Offices of Dentists
$43,200
Offices of Chiropractors
$37,680
Social Assistance
$37,220
Individual and Family Services
$37,220
Ambulance Services
$36,860

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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