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Diagnostic Related Technologists and Technician Salary Information

The salary statistics of diagnostic related technologists and technicians are shown in Table 1. The average hourly salary of diagnostic related technologists and technicians in the United States is shown in Table 2. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of diagnostic related technologists and technicians within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The diagnostic related technologists and technicians annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. Diagnostic Related Technologists and Technician Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$38,540
25th Percentile Wage
$48,950
50th Percentile Wage
$61,160
75th Percentile Wage
$75,710
90th Percentile Wage
$91,590

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for diagnostic related technologists and technicians. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) diagnostic related technologists and technicians is $91,590. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $61,160. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $38,540. Take note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 137% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of diagnostic related technologists and technicians from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201661,1601.24%5.41%
201560,4001.39%-
201459,5601.54%-
201358,6401.35%-
201257,850--

Table 2. Diagnostic Related Technologists and Technician Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of diagnostic related technologists and technicians in 10 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for diagnostic related technologists and technicians occupations is the management of companies and enterprises sector with an annual salary $72,120. The lowest paying sector is the manufacturing sector (annual salary $45,560).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$72,120
Wholesale Trade
$71,880
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$69,570
Educational Services
$65,900
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$63,150
Health Care and Social Assistance
$61,130
Federal, State, and Local Government
$60,400
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$57,450
Finance and Insurance
$46,590
Manufacturing
$45,560



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