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Health Practitioner Support Technologists and Technician Salary Information

The salary statistics of health practitioner support technologists and technicians are shown in Table 1. The average hourly salary of health practitioner support technologists and technicians in the United States is shown in Table 2. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of health practitioner support technologists and technicians within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The health practitioner support 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. Health Practitioner Support Technologists and Technician Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21,810
25th Percentile Wage
$26,370
50th Percentile Wage
$33,140
75th Percentile Wage
$41,270
90th Percentile Wage
$51,490

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for health practitioner support technologists and technicians. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) health practitioner support technologists and technicians is $51,490. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $33,140. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21,810. We note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 136% 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 health practitioner support technologists and technicians from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201633,1401.39%5.46%
201532,6801.96%-
201432,0401.19%-
201331,6601.04%-
201231,330--

Table 2. Health Practitioner Support Technologists and Technician Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of health practitioner support technologists and technicians in 15 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 health practitioner support technologists and technicians occupations is the federal, state, and local government sector with an annual salary $39,750. The lowest paying sector is the accommodation and food services sector (annual salary $26,930).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Federal, State, and Local Government
$39,750
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$39,190
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$38,280
Educational Services
$37,710
Health Care and Social Assistance
$37,630
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$35,050
Finance and Insurance
$34,620
Manufacturing
$34,290
Wholesale Trade
$33,480
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$32,240
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$32,170
Transportation and Warehousing
$31,490
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$30,580
Retail Trade
$29,130
Accommodation and Food Services
$26,930



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