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Health Technologists and Technicians in Alaska

Considering a career as a Health Technologist or Technician in Alaska?

23.1% Jobs Projection
$59,740 Median Salary
20 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Health Technologists and Technicians in Alaska are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Health Technologists and Technicians in Alaska is growing faster than average.

  • Health Technologists and Technicians in Alaska earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Health Technologists and Technicians Work in Alaska?

In Alaska, there were 310 people working as Health Technologists and Technicians in the year 2018.

There were 220 Health Technologists and Technicians employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 90 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

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The typical state has 1,200 Health Technologists and Technicians working in it, which means Alaska has fewer Health Technologists and Technicians than average.

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Job Projections for Alaska

Jobs for Health Technologists and Technicians in this state are growing at a rate of 23.1% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 19.6%.

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Alaska Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 20 annual Health Technologists and Technicians job openings in Alaska, and 320 total jobs in the year 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 11,000 annual jobs and 152,900 total jobs in 2026.

What do Health Technologists and Technicians Make in Alaska?

In 2018 wages for Health Technologists and Technicians ranged from $42,760 to $88,930 with $59,740 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $20.56 to $42.75. The median hourly rate was $28.72.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $28.15 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.57.

The median salary in Alaska is higher than the nationwide median salary.

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Top Alaska Metros for Health Technologists and Technicians

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Health Technologists and Technicians.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Anchorage, AK 220 $58,870

Top States for Health Technologists and Technicians Employment

The table below shows the states where most Health Technologists and Technicians work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 22,450 $44,850
Texas 10,080 $39,180
Florida 9,600 $37,650
North Carolina 6,350 $35,870
Illinois 5,990 $43,790
Ohio 5,460 $39,350
Pennsylvania 5,400 $38,710
New York 5,280 $49,260
Wisconsin 3,410 $41,290
Washington 3,330 $56,290
Georgia 3,030 $44,330
New Jersey 2,790 $50,790
Michigan 2,750 $41,970
Arizona 2,660 $42,190
Louisiana 2,620 $32,060
Massachusetts 2,520 $53,080
Colorado 2,390 $42,870
Missouri 2,210 $44,170
Virginia 2,050 $44,610
Maryland 2,000 $41,140

Below are the states where Health Technologists and Technicians get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
New Mexico $62,130
Alaska $59,740
Washington $56,290
Minnesota $53,770
South Dakota $53,550
Rhode Island $53,160
Massachusetts $53,080
Oregon $51,540
New Jersey $50,790
Wyoming $49,480

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