Health Practitioner Support Technologists and Technician Salary in Sector of Health Care and Social Assistance

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

Average Annual Salary of Health Practitioner Support Technologists and Technicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24,410
25th Percentile Wage
$30,070
50th Percentile Wage
$37,980
75th Percentile Wage
$48,590
90th Percentile Wage
$60,440

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for health practitioner support 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) health practitioner support technologists and technicians is $60,440. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $37,980. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid health practitioner support technologists and technicians is $24,410.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$37,980
0.92% 5.66%
2016
$37,630
0.85% -
2015
$37,310
1.69% -
2014
$36,680
1.15% -
2013
$36,260
1.19% -
2012
$35,830
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Compare Health Practitioner Support Technologists and Technician Salary in Different Industries within the Health Care and Social Assistance Sector

The average salaries of health practitioner support technologists and technicians in 40 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 practitioner support technologists and technician occupations is the specialty hospitals - state government owned industry with an annual salary $52,700. The lowest paying industry is the continuing care retirement communities and assisted living facilities for the elderly industry (annual salary $23,180). For detailed health practitioner support technologists and technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Specialty hospitals - State government owned
$52,700
Offices of Dentists
$44,760
Outpatient Care Centers
$43,090
All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$42,440
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$42,350
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$42,230
Hospitals - State government owned
$41,390
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$40,710
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$40,360
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - State government owned
$40,220
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$40,100
Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$39,570
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$39,280
Hospitals - Privately owned
$39,270
Offices of Physicians
$38,500
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$38,280
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$38,250
Offices of All Other Health Practitioners
$38,250
Hospitals - Local government owned
$38,000
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories
$37,810
Home Health Care Services
$36,290
Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists
$36,110
Offices of Mental Health Practitioners (except Physicians)
$35,200
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals
$32,300
Offices of Other Health Practitioners
$32,250
Vocational Rehabilitation Services
$31,760
Offices of Optometrists
$31,250
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services
$30,450
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - Privately owned
$28,760
Residential Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities
$27,140
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities
$27,040
Social Assistance
$27,030
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability Facilities
$26,810
Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers
$26,470
Other Residential Care Facilities
$26,270
Individual and Family Services
$26,160
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
$24,890
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)
$23,890
Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities
$23,550
Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly
$23,180

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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