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
$38,410
25th Percentile Wage
$48,820
50th Percentile Wage
$61,130
75th Percentile Wage
$75,760
90th Percentile Wage
$91,670

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 $91,670. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $61,130. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid diagnostic related technologists and technicians is $38,410.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart 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 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201661,1301.26%5.43%
201560,3601.39%-
201459,5201.53%-
201358,6101.36%-
201257,810--

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 32 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 $67,570. The lowest paying industry is the offices of chiropractors industry (annual salary $36,160). 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
$67,570
Hospitals - State government owned
$65,080
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$65,010
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$64,320
Offices of All Other Health Practitioners
$64,080
Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$63,670
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories
$62,620
All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$62,610
Outpatient Care Centers
$62,210
Hospitals - Privately owned
$62,190
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$62,160
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$61,750
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$61,710
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - Privately owned
$61,430
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$61,410
Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists
$59,900
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$59,890
Offices of Physicians
$58,240
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)
$57,750
Hospitals - Local government owned
$57,730
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$57,710
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
$56,250
Home Health Care Services
$54,030
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals
$53,560
Offices of Other Health Practitioners
$52,400
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - State government owned
$47,770
Social Assistance
$45,670
Individual and Family Services
$45,670
Offices of Dentists
$43,680
Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers
$38,220
Ambulance Services
$36,860
Offices of Chiropractors
$36,160

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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