Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2016

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)
122,170 1.7 % $22.13 $46,020 0.6 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $12.98 $15.61 $19.75 $26.71 $34.27
Annual Wage (2) $26,990 $32,460 $41,070 $55,550 $71,280


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 51,450 0.95 $23.03 $47,900
Outpatient Care Centers 39,720 4.76 $19.45 $40,450
Offices of Physicians 10,930 0.43 $22.66 $47,130
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 3,830 0.19 $27.26 $56,700
Offices of Other Health Practitioners 3,060 0.37 $25.62 $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 39,720 4.76 $19.45 $40,450
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 51,450 0.95 $23.03 $47,900
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories 1,840 0.70 $23.87 $49,660
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services 1,860 0.64 $23.17 $48,200
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals 1,350 0.53 $23.88 $49,670

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 470 0.20 $31.81 $66,170
Management of Companies and Enterprises 460 0.02 $31.13 $64,740
State Government (OES Designation) 440 0.02 $27.66 $57,540
Individual and Family Services 60 (7) $27.50 $57,190
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 3,830 0.19 $27.26 $56,700


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 21,330 1.34 1.54 $23.54 $48,970
Florida 10,600 1.29 1.48 $19.39 $40,340
Texas 8,750 0.74 0.86 $20.40 $42,430
Illinois 7,280 1.23 1.42 $20.99 $43,660
North Carolina 5,100 1.20 1.38 $18.29 $38,030




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)
Arizona 3,940 1.49 1.71 $21.45 $44,610
Wisconsin 4,160 1.48 1.70 $26.33 $54,780
California 21,330 1.34 1.54 $23.54 $48,970
Florida 10,600 1.29 1.48 $19.39 $40,340
Illinois 7,280 1.23 1.42 $20.99 $43,660




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Alaska 190 0.59 0.68 $29.05 $60,420
Tennessee 820 0.28 0.33 $27.91 $58,060
Massachusetts 1,790 0.52 0.59 $27.37 $56,920
Washington 2,870 0.93 1.07 $26.91 $55,980
South Dakota 130 0.32 0.37 $26.43 $54,980





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)
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 4,760 1.31 1.50 $21.18 $44,050
New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 3,730 0.57 0.65 $24.55 $51,070
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 3,000 1.55 1.78 $21.69 $45,110
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 2,870 2.11 2.42 $20.39 $42,410
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 2,380 0.81 0.93 $23.97 $49,850
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 2,110 0.83 0.95 $20.46 $42,560
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA 1,830 1.32 1.51 $22.91 $47,650
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 1,570 1.24 1.43 $17.92 $37,270
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL 1,520 1.30 1.49 $18.51 $38,500
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO 1,500 1.06 1.22 $25.94 $53,940