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
$27,360
25th Percentile Wage
$32,870
50th Percentile Wage
$40,720
75th Percentile Wage
$55,020
90th Percentile Wage
$71,460

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 $71,460. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $40,720. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid other health technologists and technicians is $27,360.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below 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 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$40,720
1.30% 2.82%
2016
$40,190
0.02% -
2015
$40,180
-0.45% -
2014
$40,360
1.41% -
2013
$39,790
0.55% -
2012
$39,570
- -

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 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 other health technologists and technician occupations is the psychiatric and substance abuse hospitals - state government owned industry with an annual salary $85,770. The lowest paying industry is the outpatient mental health and substance abuse centers industry (annual salary $30,660). 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
$85,770
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals
$78,360
Individual and Family Services
$56,590
Offices of All Other Health Practitioners
$54,270
Hospitals - State government owned
$51,980
Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities
$49,530
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories
$49,160
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$47,940
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - Privately owned
$47,760
Specialty hospitals - State government owned
$46,640
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$45,720
Hospitals - Privately owned
$45,520
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$45,260
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$45,210
All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$43,730
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$43,730
Offices of Physicians
$43,650
Social Assistance
$43,440
Offices of Dentists
$40,350
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$39,620
Hospitals - Local government owned
$39,590
Offices of Other Health Practitioners
$39,330
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$38,610
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$38,460
Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$37,610
Outpatient Care Centers
$37,530
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)
$36,710
Offices of Chiropractors
$36,300
Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists
$36,240
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
$35,220
Home Health Care Services
$35,110
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
$30,660

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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