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

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

Average Annual Salary of Other Health Technologists and Technicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,810
25th Percentile Wage
$32,110
50th Percentile Wage
$40,190
75th Percentile Wage
$54,550
90th Percentile Wage
$70,580

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for other 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) other health technologists and technicians is $70,580. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $40,190. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid other health technologists and technicians is $26,810.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of other health technologists and technicians in the industry sector of health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201640,1900.02%1.54%
201540,180-0.45%-
201440,3601.41%-
201339,7900.55%-
201239,570--

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

The average salaries of other health technologists and technicians in 31 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 other 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 $30,210). For detailed other 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
$59,670
Individual and Family Services
$56,590
Social Assistance
$52,500
Hospitals - State government owned
$50,890
Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities
$49,530
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories
$48,600
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$47,480
Offices of Dentists
$45,410
All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$44,320
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$44,310
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$44,120
Hospitals - Privately owned
$44,060
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$43,870
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$43,730
Offices of Physicians
$43,220
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$43,060
Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$41,250
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - Privately owned
$40,440
Offices of Other Health Practitioners
$40,100
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$38,910
Hospitals - Local government owned
$38,860
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$38,480
Outpatient Care Centers
$37,300
Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists
$36,740
Home Health Care Services
$34,730
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)
$34,290
Offices of Optometrists
$33,810
Offices of Chiropractors
$33,240
Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers
$30,210

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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