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
$26,840
25th Percentile Wage
$32,190
50th Percentile Wage
$40,430
75th Percentile Wage
$55,150
90th Percentile Wage
$71,930

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 $71,930. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $40,430. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid miscellaneous health technologists and technicians is $26,840.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart 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 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201640,430-0.10%1.43%
201540,470-0.25%-
201440,5701.18%-
201340,0900.60%-
201239,850--

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 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 miscellaneous health technologists and technician occupations is the psychiatric and substance abuse hospitals - state government owned industry with an annual salary $74,780. The lowest paying industry is the outpatient mental health and substance abuse centers industry (annual salary $30,190). 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
$74,780
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals
$70,590
Offices of All Other Health Practitioners
$61,650
Individual and Family Services
$54,380
Hospitals - State government owned
$51,030
Social Assistance
$50,050
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories
$48,660
Offices of Dentists
$48,570
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$47,670
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$47,140
Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$46,330
Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities
$44,500
Hospitals - Privately owned
$44,210
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$44,180
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$44,010
Offices of Other Health Practitioners
$43,890
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$43,790
Offices of Physicians
$43,580
All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$43,100
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$43,090
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - Privately owned
$40,440
Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists
$39,120
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$38,940
Hospitals - Local government owned
$38,890
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$38,730
Outpatient Care Centers
$37,320
Home Health Care Services
$35,120
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)
$34,290
Offices of Optometrists
$33,850
Offices of Chiropractors
$33,240
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
$32,560
Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers
$30,190

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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