All About Health Technologists and Technicians
Occupation Description All health technologists and technicians not listed separately.
Types of Health Technologist or Technician
- Environmental Health Technician
- Electroencephalograph Technician
- Emergency Department Technician
- Medical Consultant
- Drug Coordinator
Job Demand for Health Technologists and Technicians
There were about 127,800 jobs for Health Technologist or Technician in 2016 (in the United States). New jobs are being produced at a rate of 19.6% which is above the national average. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts 25,100 new jobs for Health Technologist or Technician by 2026. The BLS estimates 11,000 yearly job openings in this field.
The states with the most job growth for Health Tech are Utah, Arizona, and Colorado. Watch out if you plan on working in Illinois, Rhode Island, or Kansas. These states have the worst job growth for this type of profession.
How Much Does a Health Tech Make?
The typical yearly salary for Health Technologists and Technicians is somewhere between $28,130 and $72,720.
Health Technologists and Technicians who work in New Mexico, Alaska, or Washington, make the highest salaries.
Below is a list of the median annual salaries for Health Technologists and Technicians in different U.S. states.
|State||Annual Mean Salary|
|District of Columbia||$54,210|
Health Technologists and Technicians Sector
The table below shows some of the most common industries where those employed in this career field work.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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