Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2012

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)
84,510 1.7 % $21.35 $44,400 0.5 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $12.82 $15.57 $19.57 $25.75 $32.29
Annual Wage (2) $26,660 $32,390 $40,700 $53,550 $67,160


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 41,170 0.79 $21.32 $44,350
Outpatient Care Centers 21,300 3.33 $19.43 $40,420
Offices of Physicians 7,910 0.33 $22.30 $46,380
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 3,070 0.15 $26.24 $54,570
Offices of Other Health Practitioners 2,100 0.29 $23.67 $49,230

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 21,300 3.33 $19.43 $40,420
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 41,170 0.79 $21.32 $44,350
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories 1,520 0.65 $24.20 $50,340
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services 1,110 0.42 $20.99 $43,650
Offices of Physicians 7,910 0.33 $22.30 $46,380

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Grantmaking and Giving Services 80 0.07 $27.47 $57,140
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 3,070 0.15 $26.24 $54,570
Local Government (OES Designation) 920 0.02 $25.96 $53,990
State Government (OES Designation) (8) (8) $25.69 $53,440
Scientific Research and Development Services 70 0.01 $25.02 $52,040


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 12,830 0.90 1.38 $22.78 $47,390
Illinois 5,710 1.01 1.56 $21.44 $44,600
Ohio 4,970 0.98 1.52 $19.07 $39,660
Florida 4,970 0.68 1.05 $20.72 $43,100
New York 3,980 0.47 0.72 $22.06 $45,890




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)
Maryland 3,100 1.23 1.90 $20.37 $42,370
Washington 2,980 1.08 1.66 $25.77 $53,610
Illinois 5,710 1.01 1.56 $21.44 $44,600
Oregon 1,580 0.98 1.51 $21.25 $44,210
Ohio 4,970 0.98 1.52 $19.07 $39,660




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Mississippi 180 0.16 0.25 $29.57 $61,500
Tennessee 610 0.23 0.35 $26.20 $54,490
Minnesota 1,480 0.56 0.86 $25.93 $53,930
Alaska 190 0.60 0.92 $25.85 $53,770
Washington 2,980 1.08 1.66 $25.77 $53,610





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-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 4,580 1.26 1.94 $21.57 $44,870
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 4,080 1.05 1.62 $20.43 $42,490
Baltimore-Towson, MD 2,340 1.86 2.87 $19.93 $41,460
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 2,160 0.42 0.65 $23.73 $49,360
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 1,690 1.20 1.85 $26.63 $55,380
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 1,320 0.57 0.87 $19.58 $40,730
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 1,130 0.66 1.01 $23.37 $48,620
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, CA Metropolitan Division 1,100 1.14 1.75 $27.03 $56,210
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division 1,090 0.77 1.19 $21.48 $44,670
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 1,080 0.86 1.32 $23.99 $49,890




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)
Grand Junction, CO 110 1.95 3.01 $17.91 $37,260
Baltimore-Towson, MD 2,340 1.86 2.87 $19.93 $41,460
Greeley, CO 150 1.82 2.81 $24.09 $50,110
Cape Girardeau-Jackson, MO-IL 80 1.79 2.76 $19.24 $40,020
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA 370 1.69 2.61 $19.51 $40,580
Reno-Sparks, NV 310 1.67 2.58 $20.01 $41,620
Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH 170 1.61 2.48 $17.49 $36,380
Colorado Springs, CO 380 1.56 2.41 $17.12 $35,600
Bend, OR 90 1.52 2.34 $21.27 $44,240
Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA 60 1.51 2.32 $25.85 $53,770