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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2019

29-9098 Health Information Technologists, Medical Registrars, Surgical Assistants, and Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other

This occupation includes the 2018 SOC occupations 29-9021 Health Information Technologists and Medical Registrars; 29-9093 Surgical Assistants; and 29-9099 Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other; and the 2010 SOC occupation 29-9099 Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, 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)
54,350 2.5 % $28.17 $58,600 1.2 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $13.30 $16.91 $23.97 $36.55 $49.73
Annual Wage (2) $27,670 $35,170 $49,850 $76,020 $103,430


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)
Offices of Physicians 5,150 0.19 $26.95 $56,070
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 4,070 0.20 $42.08 $87,530
Offices of Other Health Practitioners 2,940 0.31 $22.24 $46,260
Outpatient Care Centers 2,870 0.30 $25.15 $52,310
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 2,640 0.09 $29.74 $61,850

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services 1,140 0.37 $32.39 $67,380
Offices of Other Health Practitioners 2,940 0.31 $22.24 $46,260
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals 790 0.30 $29.54 $61,440
Outpatient Care Centers 2,870 0.30 $25.15 $52,310
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 4,070 0.20 $42.08 $87,530

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 4,070 0.20 $42.08 $87,530
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods (4242 and 4246 only) 80 0.02 $36.54 $76,010
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing 30 0.01 $36.03 $74,940
Employment Services 600 0.02 $35.75 $74,360
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers 30 0.01 $35.47 $73,770


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)
Maryland 2,560 0.95 2.56 $39.08 $81,280
Louisiana 2,440 1.27 3.44 $24.87 $51,720
Tennessee 2,280 0.76 2.05 $29.49 $61,340
Washington 1,500 0.45 1.22 $31.56 $65,650
Pennsylvania 1,480 0.25 0.68 $35.61 $74,060




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)
Louisiana 2,440 1.27 3.44 $24.87 $51,720
Maryland 2,560 0.95 2.56 $39.08 $81,280
Tennessee 2,280 0.76 2.05 $29.49 $61,340
New Hampshire 400 0.60 1.63 $30.44 $63,310
Connecticut 780 0.47 1.26 $37.80 $78,620




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 130 0.19 0.50 $39.38 $81,920
Maryland 2,560 0.95 2.56 $39.08 $81,280
New Jersey (8) (8) (8) $38.59 $80,260
Minnesota 660 0.23 0.61 $38.22 $79,490
Connecticut 780 0.47 1.26 $37.80 $78,620





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)
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 1,860 0.59 1.58 $42.67 $88,760
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 1,690 0.27 0.73 $31.16 $64,810
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 1,130 0.56 1.51 $31.68 $65,890
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 1,120 0.12 0.31 $36.77 $76,490
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 1,040 0.39 1.06 $28.85 $60,000
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 980 0.32 0.87 $27.21 $56,600
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 890 0.24 0.66 $33.05 $68,750
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 850 0.30 0.80 $35.42 $73,670
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN 810 0.82 2.20 $29.28 $60,900
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 660 0.24 0.64 $31.18 $64,860




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)
Hammond, LA 180 4.18 11.29 $26.36 $54,830
Carson City, NV 70 2.52 6.81 $32.22 $67,010
Lynchburg, VA 160 1.53 4.14 $19.73 $41,040
Shreveport-Bossier City, LA 260 1.51 4.09 $21.53 $44,790
Wichita Falls, TX 80 1.33 3.61 $20.39 $42,400
Alexandria, LA 80 1.29 3.48 $30.71 $63,870
Bangor, ME 80 1.18 3.18 $31.93 $66,420
Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL 320 1.18 3.18 $28.12 $58,490
Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC 250 1.11 2.99 $23.37 $48,600
Cumberland, MD-WV 40 1.10 2.98 $21.41 $44,540