Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2015

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)
104,020 1.5 % $21.98 $45,730 0.6 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $12.75 $15.40 $19.84 $26.70 $33.82
Annual Wage (2) $26,520 $32,030 $41,260 $55,540 $70,340


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 49,030 0.93 $22.61 $47,030
Outpatient Care Centers 28,090 3.81 $19.29 $40,130
Offices of Physicians 9,070 0.36 $22.63 $47,080
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 3,700 0.19 $26.85 $55,850
Offices of Other Health Practitioners 3,060 0.38 $25.67 $53,390

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 28,090 3.81 $19.29 $40,130
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 49,030 0.93 $22.61 $47,030
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services 1,650 0.58 $24.08 $50,080
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals 1,300 0.52 $22.68 $47,180
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories 1,270 0.50 $23.05 $47,940

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Management of Companies and Enterprises 460 0.02 $27.91 $58,050
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 3,700 0.19 $26.85 $55,850
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals 260 0.11 $26.19 $54,480
Offices of Other Health Practitioners 3,060 0.38 $25.67 $53,390
Scientific Research and Development Services 120 0.02 $25.65 $53,350


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 12,940 0.84 1.11 $24.68 $51,340
Florida 8,510 1.07 1.42 $18.43 $38,330
Illinois 6,530 1.12 1.48 $22.48 $46,750
Texas 6,500 0.56 0.74 $20.21 $42,040
North Carolina 5,470 1.33 1.76 $17.95 $37,330



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 5,470 1.33 1.76 $17.95 $37,330
Wisconsin 3,650 1.32 1.74 $27.00 $56,160
Arizona 3,230 1.25 1.66 $20.48 $42,610
Colorado 2,880 1.17 1.56 $22.19 $46,160
Illinois 6,530 1.12 1.48 $22.48 $46,750



Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Tennessee 690 0.24 0.32 $29.75 $61,880
Wisconsin 3,650 1.32 1.74 $27.00 $56,160
Minnesota 1,380 0.50 0.66 $26.32 $54,740
Massachusetts 1,970 0.58 0.77 $26.13 $54,350
Connecticut 830 0.50 0.66 $26.01 $54,100




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 4,670 1.31 1.73 $22.04 $45,830
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 3,270 0.80 1.06 $23.11 $48,080
New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 3,190 0.49 0.65 $24.58 $51,130
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 2,380 1.27 1.68 $20.86 $43,390
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 1,950 0.79 1.04 $20.55 $42,740
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO 1,780 1.29 1.71 $23.16 $48,160
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 1,630 1.24 1.65 $21.49 $44,700
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD 1,630 1.24 1.64 $21.87 $45,490
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 1,400 0.60 0.79 $20.82 $43,300
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 1,380 0.47 0.63 $23.93 $49,770