Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2017

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)
124,390 1.6 % $22.45 $46,690 0.6 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $13.25 $15.99 $20.10 $27.06 $34.80
Annual Wage (2) $27,560 $33,260 $41,800 $56,290 $72,390


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 51,400 0.93 $23.52 $48,910
Outpatient Care Centers 41,940 4.76 $19.65 $40,880
Offices of Physicians 11,660 0.46 $22.75 $47,330
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 4,050 0.20 $27.95 $58,140
Offices of Other Health Practitioners 2,680 0.31 $25.61 $53,280

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 41,940 4.76 $19.65 $40,880
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 51,400 0.93 $23.52 $48,910
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals 1,580 0.61 $21.81 $45,360
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services 1,790 0.60 $23.21 $48,270
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories 1,530 0.58 $24.74 $51,460

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals 720 0.30 $34.04 $70,810
Insurance Carriers 50 (7) $33.37 $69,410
Management of Companies and Enterprises 330 0.01 $29.88 $62,150
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 4,050 0.20 $27.95 $58,140
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 330 0.02 $27.16 $56,490


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 23,290 1.39 1.60 $23.79 $49,480
Florida 10,390 1.23 1.41 $20.05 $41,700
Texas 9,220 0.78 0.89 $20.82 $43,310
Illinois 6,390 1.08 1.23 $22.09 $45,940
North Carolina 5,410 1.26 1.44 $18.90 $39,300




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)
Wisconsin 4,470 1.58 1.81 $25.46 $52,950
Louisiana 2,760 1.45 1.66 $17.31 $36,010
California 23,290 1.39 1.60 $23.79 $49,480
Arizona 3,440 1.27 1.46 $22.51 $46,820
North Carolina 5,410 1.26 1.44 $18.90 $39,300




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Alaska 220 0.69 0.79 $29.90 $62,200
New Mexico 390 0.49 0.56 $28.04 $58,330
South Dakota 160 0.39 0.44 $27.73 $57,670
Washington 2,790 0.88 1.00 $27.71 $57,640
Massachusetts 2,060 0.58 0.67 $26.97 $56,100



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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 7,120 1.61 1.84 $23.59 $49,070
New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 3,780 0.56 0.65 $25.51 $53,050
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 3,730 1.02 1.17 $23.07 $47,980
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 2,790 0.95 1.09 $22.67 $47,160
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 2,760 1.93 2.21 $20.32 $42,260
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 2,690 1.36 1.56 $22.93 $47,700
Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division 2,340 1.45 1.66 $22.56 $46,930
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA 2,110 1.47 1.69 $22.57 $46,950
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 2,100 0.80 0.92 $22.19 $46,160
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division 1,580 1.38 1.59 $20.62 $42,890


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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)
Cape Girardeau, MO-IL 160 3.77 4.33 $22.01 $45,780
Green Bay, WI 630 3.66 4.20 $27.45 $57,100
Yuba City, CA 140 3.16 3.62 $19.69 $40,950
Kennewick-Richland, WA 350 3.16 3.62 (8) (8)
Hammond, LA 130 3.08 3.52 $19.24 $40,020
Carbondale-Marion, IL 150 2.87 3.29 $19.18 $39,890
Vallejo-Fairfield, CA 390 2.86 3.27 $34.42 $71,600
Gainesville, FL 350 2.67 3.06 $23.96 $49,830
Bakersfield, CA 780 2.57 2.94 $18.59 $38,670
Rocky Mount, NC 140 2.53 2.89 $16.20 $33,690