Miscellaneous Health Practitioners and Technical Worker Salary in Sector of Health Care and Social Assistance

The salary statistics of miscellaneous health practitioners and technical workers in the industry sector of health care and social assistance are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare miscellaneous health practitioners and technical worker salaries in different industries within the health care and social assistance sector.

Average Annual Salary of Miscellaneous Health Practitioners and Technical Workers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,690
25th Percentile Wage
$36,320
50th Percentile Wage
$47,950
75th Percentile Wage
$66,640
90th Percentile Wage
$93,440

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for miscellaneous health practitioners and technical workers 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 practitioners and technical workers is $93,440. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $47,950. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid miscellaneous health practitioners and technical workers is $27,690.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$47,950
3.55% 11.05%
2016
$46,250
0.63% -
2015
$45,960
-0.76% -
2014
$46,310
2.48% -
2013
$45,160
5.56% -
2012
$42,650
- -

Compare Miscellaneous Health Practitioners and Technical Worker Salary in Different Industries within the Health Care and Social Assistance Sector

The average salaries of miscellaneous health practitioners and technical workers 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 miscellaneous health practitioners and technical worker occupations is the medical and diagnostic laboratories industry with an annual salary $78,460. The lowest paying industry is the offices of optometrists industry (annual salary $29,990). For detailed miscellaneous health practitioners and technical worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories
$78,460
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - State government owned
$71,270
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals
$68,980
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - Privately owned
$63,970
Home Health Care Services
$62,530
Offices of Dentists
$58,540
All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$53,780
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$52,740
Hospitals - State government owned
$52,680
Outpatient Care Centers
$52,560
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$51,040
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$50,640
Hospitals - Privately owned
$50,610
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$50,240
Individual and Family Services
$50,120
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$50,070
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$49,960
Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$49,510
Social Assistance
$48,590
Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly
$48,230
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services
$48,090
Offices of Physicians
$48,070
Offices of All Other Health Practitioners
$46,880
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)
$46,860
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
$46,770
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$46,020
Residential Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities
$44,850
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities
$44,630
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$44,440
Hospitals - Local government owned
$44,420
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability Facilities
$43,480
Offices of Chiropractors
$43,430
Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists
$42,920
Offices of Other Health Practitioners
$41,170
Offices of Mental Health Practitioners (except Physicians)
$39,390
Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities
$38,770
Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers
$38,040
Vocational Rehabilitation Services
$34,530
Ambulance Services
$32,140
Offices of Optometrists
$29,990

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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