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
$23,910
25th Percentile Wage
$29,690
50th Percentile Wage
$37,630
75th Percentile Wage
$48,120
90th Percentile Wage
$59,770

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 $59,770. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $37,630. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid health practitioner support technologists and technicians is $23,910.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart 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 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201637,6300.85%4.78%
201537,3101.69%-
201436,6801.15%-
201336,2601.19%-
201235,830--

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 $53,360. The lowest paying industry is the continuing care retirement communities and assisted living facilities for the elderly industry (annual salary $21,890). 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
$53,360
All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$45,930
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$45,820
Offices of Dentists
$44,050
Outpatient Care Centers
$43,000
Hospitals - State government owned
$41,730
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - State government owned
$41,470
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$40,720
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$40,050
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$39,400
Offices of All Other Health Practitioners
$39,320
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$39,170
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$38,560
Hospitals - Privately owned
$38,520
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$38,280
Offices of Physicians
$38,230
Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$38,210
Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists
$37,560
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$37,380
Hospitals - Local government owned
$37,150
Home Health Care Services
$37,070
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories
$34,840
Vocational Rehabilitation Services
$32,550
Offices of Mental Health Practitioners (except Physicians)
$32,040
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals
$31,320
Offices of Other Health Practitioners
$31,240
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services
$30,830
Offices of Optometrists
$30,590
Social Assistance
$29,130
Individual and Family Services
$28,620
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - Privately owned
$28,110
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability Facilities
$27,410
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities
$26,490
Residential Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities
$26,300
Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities
$26,030
Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers
$25,410
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
$24,370
Other Residential Care Facilities
$24,070
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)
$23,660
Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly
$21,890

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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