Health Technologists and Technician Salary in Sector of Federal, State, and Local Government

The salary statistics of health technologists and technicians in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare health technologists and technician salaries in different industries within the federal, state, and local government sector.

Average Annual Salary of Health Technologists and Technicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,100
25th Percentile Wage
$33,140
50th Percentile Wage
$43,060
75th Percentile Wage
$53,550
90th Percentile Wage
$64,230

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for health technologists and technicians in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) health technologists and technicians is $64,230. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $43,060. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid health technologists and technicians is $25,100.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of health technologists and technicians in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201643,0601.32%7.20%
201542,4903.08%-
201441,1801.60%-
201340,5201.38%-
201239,960--

Compare Health Technologists and Technician Salary in Different Industries within the Federal, State, and Local Government Sector

The average salaries of health technologists and technicians in eight industries in the federal, state, and local government sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for health technologists and technician occupations is the federal executive branch (oes designation) industry with an annual salary $48,760. The lowest paying industry is the local government, excluding schools and hospitals (oes designation) industry (annual salary $36,960). For detailed health technologists and technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
$48,760
Federal government, including USPS
$48,760
State government, including schools and hospitals
$45,330
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$43,800
Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$43,320
Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$43,060
Local government, including schools and hospitals
$39,860
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$36,960

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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