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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2019

29-2098 Medical Dosimetrists, Medical Records Specialists, and Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other

This occupation includes the 2018 SOC occupations 29-2036 Medical Dosimetrists; 29-2072 Medical Records Specialists; and 29-2099 Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other; and the 2010 SOC occupations 29-2054 Respiratory Therapy Technicians; 29-2071 Medical Records and Health Information Technicians; and 29-2099 Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other.


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)
331,790 0.9 % $22.40 $46,590 0.3 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $13.38 $16.23 $20.50 $26.93 $34.21
Annual Wage (2) $27,820 $33,760 $42,630 $56,000 $71,150


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 115,760 2.07 $23.74 $49,370
Offices of Physicians 51,890 1.96 $19.95 $41,500
Outpatient Care Centers 49,980 5.24 $20.95 $43,570
Management of Companies and Enterprises 13,610 0.55 $24.15 $50,230
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities) 10,570 0.66 $19.96 $41,520

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 49,980 5.24 $20.95 $43,570
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 115,760 2.07 $23.74 $49,370
Offices of Physicians 51,890 1.96 $19.95 $41,500
Office Administrative Services 8,990 1.80 $22.93 $47,700
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals 3,900 1.47 $23.44 $48,740

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Junior Colleges 70 0.01 $44.18 $91,900
Scientific Research and Development Services 830 0.12 $27.58 $57,370
Religious Organizations 40 0.02 $27.19 $56,560
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 9,500 0.47 $26.22 $54,530
Insurance Carriers 3,080 0.26 $25.74 $53,550


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 40,900 2.35 1.04 $25.28 $52,580
Texas 28,940 2.33 1.03 $21.04 $43,760
Florida 22,870 2.60 1.15 $20.36 $42,350
Ohio 16,500 3.03 1.34 $21.79 $45,330
New York 14,990 1.57 0.70 $25.26 $52,540




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)
West Virginia 2,400 3.41 1.51 $19.82 $41,230
Alaska 1,040 3.29 1.45 $27.89 $58,000
Mississippi 3,470 3.07 1.36 $17.51 $36,410
Ohio 16,500 3.03 1.34 $21.79 $45,330
Louisiana 5,810 3.02 1.34 $18.38 $38,220




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
District of Columbia 1,010 1.39 0.62 $28.58 $59,450
Alaska 1,040 3.29 1.45 $27.89 $58,000
Hawaii 1,070 1.68 0.74 $26.41 $54,920
Massachusetts 7,930 2.19 0.97 $26.14 $54,370
Washington 8,650 2.61 1.15 $25.91 $53,890





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-Anaheim, CA 14,130 2.26 1.00 $24.79 $51,570
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 13,570 1.41 0.62 $26.51 $55,150
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 9,190 1.96 0.87 $23.74 $49,390
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 7,860 2.15 0.95 $21.72 $45,180
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 7,340 2.40 1.06 $22.52 $46,840
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 6,720 2.54 1.13 $21.43 $44,570
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 6,020 2.09 0.93 $22.55 $46,900
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 5,840 2.09 0.92 $27.12 $56,410
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 5,680 2.68 1.19 $22.44 $46,680
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 5,290 2.14 0.95 $28.06 $58,370