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

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

Average Annual Salary of Other Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,420
25th Percentile Wage
$32,960
50th Percentile Wage
$48,840
75th Percentile Wage
$74,000
90th Percentile Wage
$100,570

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for other healthcare 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) other healthcare practitioners and technical workers is $100,570. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $48,840. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid other healthcare practitioners and technical workers is $25,420.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$48,840
5.63% 11.57%
2016
$46,090
0.56% -
2015
$45,830
-4.39% -
2014
$47,840
2.80% -
2013
$46,500
7.12% -
2012
$43,190
- -

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

The average salaries of other healthcare 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 other healthcare practitioners and technical worker occupations is the psychiatric and substance abuse hospitals - state government owned industry with an annual salary $71,270. The lowest paying industry is the offices of physical, occupational and speech therapists, and audiologists industry (annual salary $25,710). For detailed other healthcare practitioners and technical worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - State government owned
$71,270
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals
$68,730
Home Health Care Services
$63,060
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - Privately owned
$61,500
Offices of Dentists
$58,540
All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$53,620
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$53,240
Hospitals - Privately owned
$52,940
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$52,470
Hospitals - State government owned
$52,070
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$51,610
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$51,600
Outpatient Care Centers
$51,090
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$50,660
Individual and Family Services
$49,030
Offices of All Other Health Practitioners
$48,890
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$48,250
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
$48,060
Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$47,940
Social Assistance
$47,400
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
$46,580
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)
$46,450
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$45,160
Residential Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities
$45,020
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities
$44,760
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability Facilities
$43,480
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$41,560
Hospitals - Local government owned
$41,530
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories
$40,900
Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities
$38,630
Offices of Mental Health Practitioners (except Physicians)
$38,080
Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers
$35,430
Vocational Rehabilitation Services
$34,530
Offices of Chiropractors
$34,020
Ambulance Services
$32,140
Offices of Other Health Practitioners
$31,770
Offices of Optometrists
$29,990
Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists
$25,710

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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