Miscellaneous Health Technologists and Technician Salary in Sector of Health Care and Social Assistance

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

Average Annual Salary of Miscellaneous Health Technologists and Technicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,410
25th Percentile Wage
$32,990
50th Percentile Wage
$41,040
75th Percentile Wage
$55,740
90th Percentile Wage
$72,870

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for miscellaneous health 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) miscellaneous health technologists and technicians is $72,870. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $41,040. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid miscellaneous health technologists and technicians is $27,410.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$41,040
1.49% 2.90%
2016
$40,430
-0.10% -
2015
$40,470
-0.25% -
2014
$40,570
1.18% -
2013
$40,090
0.60% -
2012
$39,850
- -

Compare Miscellaneous Health Technologists and Technician Salary in Different Industries within the Health Care and Social Assistance Sector

The average salaries of miscellaneous health technologists and technicians in 35 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 miscellaneous health technologists and technician occupations is the psychiatric and substance abuse hospitals - state government owned industry with an annual salary $85,890. The lowest paying industry is the outpatient mental health and substance abuse centers industry (annual salary $30,720). For detailed miscellaneous health technologists and technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - State government owned
$85,890
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals
$78,760
Offices of All Other Health Practitioners
$59,420
Individual and Family Services
$54,380
Hospitals - State government owned
$52,420
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories
$49,170
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$48,260
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - Privately owned
$47,760
Specialty hospitals - State government owned
$46,970
Offices of Other Health Practitioners
$46,120
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$45,780
Hospitals - Privately owned
$45,640
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$45,380
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$45,280
Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities
$44,500
Offices of Dentists
$44,250
Offices of Physicians
$44,030
All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$43,390
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$43,390
Social Assistance
$42,850
Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists
$41,430
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$40,110
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$39,660
Hospitals - Local government owned
$39,630
Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$39,380
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$38,930
Outpatient Care Centers
$37,570
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)
$37,090
Offices of Chiropractors
$36,300
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
$35,560
Home Health Care Services
$35,080
Offices of Optometrists
$34,890
Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly
$34,630
Offices of Mental Health Practitioners (except Physicians)
$34,420
Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers
$30,720

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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