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Health Technologists and Technicians in New Jersey

Considering a career as a Health Technologist or Technician in New Jersey?

17.3% Jobs Projection
$50,790 Median Salary
290 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Health Technologists and Technicians Work in New Jersey?

2,790 people worked as Health Technologists and Technicians in 2018 in this state.

There were 3,240 Health Technologists and Technicians employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 450 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

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The typical state has 1,200 Health Technologists and Technicians working in it, which means New Jersey has more Health Technologists and Technicians than average.

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Job Projections for New Jersey

Jobs for Health Technologists and Technicians in this state are growing at a rate of 17.3% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 19.6%.

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New Jersey Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 290 annual Health Technologists and Technicians job openings in New Jersey, and 4,060 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 New Jersey?

In 2018 wages for Health Technologists and Technicians ranged from $32,060 to $78,680 with $50,790 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $15.42 to $37.83. The median hourly rate was $24.42.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $23.67 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.75.

The median salary in New Jersey is higher than the nationwide median salary.

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Top New Jersey 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
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 5,660 $50,630
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 2,540 $39,370
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 380 $38,690
Trenton, NJ 230 $65,120
Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ 100 $54,880
Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ 60 $35,680
Ocean City, NJ 40 $45,670

Top States for Health Technologists and Technicians Employment

View the list below to see 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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