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
$24,810
25th Percentile Wage
$31,630
50th Percentile Wage
$46,090
75th Percentile Wage
$69,420
90th Percentile Wage
$97,330

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 $97,330. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $46,090. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid other healthcare practitioners and technical workers is $24,810.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart 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 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201646,0900.56%6.29%
201545,830-4.39%-
201447,8402.80%-
201346,5007.12%-
201243,190--

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 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 other healthcare practitioners and technical worker occupations is the psychiatric and substance abuse hospitals - state government owned industry with an annual salary $64,110. The lowest paying industry is the offices of physical, occupational and speech therapists, and audiologists industry (annual salary $26,600). 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
$64,110
Home Health Care Services
$59,960
Vocational Rehabilitation Services
$59,440
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals
$58,610
Offices of Dentists
$58,540
All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$50,610
Hospitals - State government owned
$50,520
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$49,630
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$49,480
Hospitals - Privately owned
$49,310
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$49,150
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$49,070
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$49,010
Offices of Physicians
$48,060
Individual and Family Services
$47,180
Social Assistance
$46,230
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$44,930
Hospitals - Local government owned
$44,900
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - Privately owned
$44,240
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$42,800
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)
$42,800
Outpatient Care Centers
$42,660
Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$42,310
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
$41,700
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability Facilities
$41,490
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$41,000
Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly
$40,840
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities
$40,350
Offices of All Other Health Practitioners
$40,000
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories
$38,730
Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities
$38,630
Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers
$35,430
Offices of Chiropractors
$32,010
Offices of Other Health Practitioners
$30,720
Offices of Optometrists
$29,710
Ambulance Services
$28,650
Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists
$26,600

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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