Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2013

29-2099 Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other

All health technologists and technicians not listed separately.


National estimates for this occupation
Industry profile for this occupation
Geographic profile for this occupation

National estimates for this occupation: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
88,990 1.7 % $21.62 $44,960 0.5 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $12.84 $15.61 $19.67 $26.03 $32.85
Annual Wage (2) $26,710 $32,460 $40,900 $54,150 $68,320


Industry profile for this occupation: Top

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 42,540 0.81 $21.63 $44,990
Outpatient Care Centers 22,910 3.41 $19.72 $41,020
Offices of Physicians 8,290 0.34 $22.89 $47,600
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 3,260 0.16 $26.31 $54,730
Offices of Other Health Practitioners 2,440 0.33 $23.71 $49,320

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Outpatient Care Centers 22,910 3.41 $19.72 $41,020
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 42,540 0.81 $21.63 $44,990
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories 1,340 0.55 $24.83 $51,650
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals 940 0.39 $21.53 $44,790
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services 1,020 0.37 $22.95 $47,740

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
State Government (OES Designation) 360 0.02 $28.34 $58,940
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 3,260 0.16 $26.31 $54,730
Scientific Research and Development Services 140 0.02 $26.02 $54,120
Local Government (OES Designation) 830 0.02 $25.96 $54,000
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories 1,340 0.55 $24.83 $51,650


Geographic profile for this occupation: Top

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.





States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 14,440 0.98 1.46 $23.05 $47,940
Florida 5,670 0.76 1.13 $19.59 $40,740
North Carolina 4,720 1.20 1.78 $17.90 $37,230
Ohio 4,610 0.90 1.34 $19.73 $41,040
Illinois 4,500 0.79 1.18 $23.76 $49,410




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
North Carolina 4,720 1.20 1.78 $17.90 $37,230
Maryland 2,970 1.17 1.74 $20.62 $42,890
Washington 3,110 1.10 1.64 $24.63 $51,220
Kentucky 1,870 1.05 1.56 $19.52 $40,610
California 14,440 0.98 1.46 $23.05 $47,940




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Mississippi 210 0.19 0.29 $29.25 $60,840
Tennessee 660 0.25 0.37 $27.09 $56,340
Connecticut 940 0.57 0.86 $26.19 $54,470
Minnesota 1,750 0.65 0.97 $26.14 $54,370
New Jersey 2,370 0.62 0.93 $25.11 $52,230





Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 4,040 1.02 1.51 $21.28 $44,270
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 3,570 0.96 1.44 $23.37 $48,610
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 2,280 0.44 0.65 $24.63 $51,220
Baltimore-Towson, MD 2,120 1.65 2.46 $20.13 $41,880
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 1,720 1.19 1.77 $25.71 $53,490
Durham-Chapel Hill, NC 1,480 5.35 7.97 $18.95 $39,410
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 1,470 0.62 0.92 $20.39 $42,410
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 1,370 0.77 1.15 $23.36 $48,590
Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA 1,320 1.58 2.35 $23.00 $47,830
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 1,310 0.57 0.84 $22.00 $45,760




Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Durham-Chapel Hill, NC 1,480 5.35 7.97 $18.95 $39,410
Charlottesville, VA 260 2.67 3.98 $19.10 $39,730
Flagstaff, AZ 140 2.49 3.71 $18.28 $38,010
Cape Girardeau-Jackson, MO-IL 100 2.41 3.60 $18.93 $39,370
Athens-Clarke County, GA 180 2.30 3.42 $16.54 $34,400
Ann Arbor, MI 450 2.20 3.27 $21.02 $43,710
Stockton, CA 400 1.99 2.96 $18.74 $38,980
Pueblo, CO 100 1.80 2.68 $18.69 $38,870
Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV 180 1.79 2.66 $23.18 $48,220
Tacoma, WA Metropolitan Division 450 1.73 2.58 $21.96 $45,670