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
$25,790
25th Percentile Wage
$33,880
50th Percentile Wage
$44,010
75th Percentile Wage
$54,840
90th Percentile Wage
$66,230

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 $66,230. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $44,010. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid health technologists and technicians is $25,790.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below 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 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$44,010
2.16% 9.20%
2016
$43,060
1.32% -
2015
$42,490
3.08% -
2014
$41,180
1.60% -
2013
$40,520
1.38% -
2012
$39,960
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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 $49,930. The lowest paying industry is the local government, excluding schools and hospitals (oes designation) industry (annual salary $37,500). 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)
$49,930
Federal government, including USPS
$49,930
State government, including schools and hospitals
$46,540
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$45,490
Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$44,380
Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$44,010
Local government, including schools and hospitals
$40,600
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$37,500

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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