Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2014

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)
96,170 1.4 % $21.93 $45,620 0.5 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $12.76 $15.49 $19.91 $26.53 $33.68
Annual Wage (2) $26,550 $32,220 $41,420 $55,190 $70,050


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 45,490 0.87 $22.16 $46,080
Outpatient Care Centers 24,270 3.47 $19.76 $41,090
Offices of Physicians 9,420 0.38 $22.99 $47,820
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 3,470 0.18 $26.55 $55,230
Offices of Other Health Practitioners 2,620 0.34 $24.71 $51,400

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 24,270 3.47 $19.76 $41,090
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 45,490 0.87 $22.16 $46,080
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories 1,560 0.63 $23.56 $49,010
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals 1,080 0.44 $22.24 $46,260
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services 1,190 0.43 $23.78 $49,460

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing 50 0.02 $28.14 $58,530
Scientific Research and Development Services 140 0.02 $26.91 $55,980
Local Government (OES Designation) 850 0.02 $26.86 $55,870
State Government (OES Designation) 550 0.03 $26.74 $55,630
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 3,470 0.18 $26.55 $55,230


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 14,030 0.93 1.30 $23.81 $49,520
Florida 6,650 0.87 1.22 $19.47 $40,510
Illinois 5,920 1.03 1.44 $22.17 $46,110
North Carolina 5,060 1.26 1.76 $18.04 $37,520
Texas 4,940 0.44 0.62 $20.64 $42,920



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 5,060 1.26 1.76 $18.04 $37,520
Washington 3,480 1.20 1.69 $24.58 $51,130
Oregon 1,790 1.06 1.49 $22.19 $46,150
Maryland 2,660 1.04 1.46 $21.86 $45,470
Illinois 5,920 1.03 1.44 $22.17 $46,110



Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Minnesota 1,770 0.65 0.91 $27.36 $56,920
Tennessee 710 0.26 0.36 $27.09 $56,360
Connecticut 760 0.46 0.64 $26.98 $56,120
Vermont 110 0.38 0.53 $26.81 $55,760
Indiana 2,020 0.70 0.98 $25.47 $52,980




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-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 4,770 1.27 1.79 $21.56 $44,840
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 3,590 0.89 1.24 $22.46 $46,720
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 2,330 0.43 0.61 $25.36 $52,750
Baltimore-Towson, MD 1,990 1.53 2.16 $22.51 $46,810
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 1,810 0.99 1.39 $20.86 $43,380
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 1,720 1.16 1.62 $26.75 $55,650
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 1,690 1.35 1.90 $20.70 $43,050
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 1,670 0.70 0.98 $21.27 $44,240
Durham-Chapel Hill, NC 1,520 5.33 7.48 $19.22 $39,980
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division 1,290 0.87 1.22 $22.47 $46,730



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)
Durham-Chapel Hill, NC 1,520 5.33 7.48 $19.22 $39,980
Wenatchee-East Wenatchee, WA 130 3.38 4.74 $18.61 $38,710
Idaho Falls, ID 140 2.75 3.86 $20.63 $42,920
Cape Girardeau-Jackson, MO-IL 100 2.37 3.32 $19.26 $40,060
Athens-Clarke County, GA 180 2.35 3.30 $16.76 $34,850
Ann Arbor, MI 480 2.34 3.28 $21.66 $45,060
Tacoma, WA Metropolitan Division 540 2.00 2.81 $21.04 $43,770
Fayetteville, NC 250 1.98 2.78 $16.61 $34,540
Pueblo, CO 110 1.91 2.69 $18.96 $39,430
Charlottesville, VA 180 1.84 2.58 $21.40 $44,520