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
$26,700
25th Percentile Wage
$34,670
50th Percentile Wage
$46,250
75th Percentile Wage
$63,980
90th Percentile Wage
$90,980

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 $90,980. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $46,250. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid miscellaneous health practitioners and technical workers is $26,700.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart 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 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201646,2500.63%7.78%
201545,960-0.76%-
201446,3102.48%-
201345,1605.56%-
201242,650--

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 37 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 $76,980. The lowest paying industry is the ambulance services industry (annual salary $28,650). 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
$76,980
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - State government owned
$64,110
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals
$59,270
Home Health Care Services
$59,060
Offices of Dentists
$58,540
Hospitals - State government owned
$51,080
All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$50,760
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$49,650
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$49,480
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$49,080
Hospitals - Privately owned
$48,980
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$48,740
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$48,690
Individual and Family Services
$47,900
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$47,630
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - Privately owned
$47,520
Offices of Physicians
$47,470
Social Assistance
$46,980
Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$46,780
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$45,180
Hospitals - Local government owned
$45,170
Outpatient Care Centers
$44,740
Offices of Chiropractors
$43,880
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$43,810
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)
$42,800
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
$41,850
Offices of All Other Health Practitioners
$41,570
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability Facilities
$41,490
Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists
$41,120
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities
$40,850
Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly
$40,840
Offices of Other Health Practitioners
$39,180
Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities
$38,770
Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers
$38,040
Vocational Rehabilitation Services
$30,480
Offices of Optometrists
$29,710
Ambulance Services
$28,650

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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