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Miscellaneous Health Technologists and Technician Salary Information

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,160
25th Percentile Wage
$32,900
50th Percentile Wage
$42,500
75th Percentile Wage
$57,820
90th Percentile Wage
$75,430

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for miscellaneous health technologists and technicians. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) miscellaneous health technologists and technicians is $75,430. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $42,500. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27,160. Note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 177% 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 miscellaneous health technologists and technicians from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201642,500-0.54%1.29%
201542,7300.07%-
201442,7000.91%-
201342,3100.85%-
201241,950--

Table 2. Miscellaneous Health Technologists and Technician Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of miscellaneous health technologists and technicians in 12 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 miscellaneous health technologists and technicians occupations is the manufacturing sector with an annual salary $68,270. The lowest paying sector is the wholesale trade sector (annual salary $38,110).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Manufacturing
$68,270
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$59,810
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$59,690
Federal, State, and Local Government
$56,150
Retail Trade
$54,980
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$53,710
Finance and Insurance
$48,660
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$46,100
Educational Services
$44,950
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$43,040
Health Care and Social Assistance
$40,430
Wholesale Trade
$38,110



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