Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2018

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)
125,270 1.6 % $22.81 $47,450 0.5 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $13.53 $16.34 $20.63 $27.30 $34.96
Annual Wage (2) $28,130 $33,980 $42,920 $56,780 $72,720


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 50,440 0.91 $23.56 $49,010
Outpatient Care Centers 42,350 4.59 $20.49 $42,610
Offices of Physicians 12,910 0.50 $23.24 $48,330
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 4,100 0.20 $28.74 $59,780
Offices of Other Health Practitioners 2,070 0.23 $23.78 $49,470

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 42,350 4.59 $20.49 $42,610
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 50,440 0.91 $23.56 $49,010
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories 1,810 0.66 $24.59 $51,160
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals 1,490 0.57 $22.46 $46,720
Offices of Physicians 12,910 0.50 $23.24 $48,330

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 530 0.22 $33.24 $69,150
Rental and Leasing Services (5322, 5323, and 5324 only) (8) (8) $33.24 $69,140
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 4,100 0.20 $28.74 $59,780
Management of Companies and Enterprises 260 0.01 $28.47 $59,210
Computer Systems Design and Related Services 100 (7) $27.65 $57,510


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 22,450 1.32 1.53 $24.11 $50,150
Texas 10,080 0.83 0.96 $21.15 $43,990
Florida 9,600 1.11 1.29 $20.55 $42,730
North Carolina 6,350 1.45 1.67 $18.86 $39,230
Illinois 5,990 1.00 1.16 $22.88 $47,590




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 6,350 1.45 1.67 $18.86 $39,230
Louisiana 2,620 1.37 1.58 $18.45 $38,370
California 22,450 1.32 1.53 $24.11 $50,150
Wisconsin 3,410 1.20 1.38 $21.19 $44,080
Nevada 1,570 1.16 1.34 $22.11 $45,980




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Tennessee 1,060 0.36 0.41 $30.77 $64,010
Alaska 310 1.00 1.15 $30.08 $62,580
New Mexico 450 0.56 0.64 $29.18 $60,690
Washington 3,330 1.02 1.18 $28.82 $59,950
Massachusetts 2,520 0.71 0.82 $26.90 $55,950





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 7,730 1.26 1.46 $24.19 $50,320
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 5,660 0.60 0.69 $27.27 $56,720
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 4,140 0.89 1.03 $23.78 $49,470
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 3,070 1.03 1.19 $23.20 $48,250
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 2,980 2.00 2.31 $20.56 $42,760
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 2,900 1.20 1.39 $27.19 $56,560
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 2,540 0.89 1.03 $20.73 $43,120
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 2,440 0.94 1.09 $20.53 $42,700
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 2,110 0.59 0.68 $20.72 $43,100
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 2,050 1.00 1.15 $23.93 $49,760