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Health Technologists and Technicians in Oregon

Is Oregon a good place for you to work as a Health Technologist or Technician?

18.2% Jobs Projection
$51,540 Median Salary
170 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Health Technologists and Technicians Work in Oregon?

There were approximately 1,800 workers employed as Health Technologists and Technicians in this state in 2018.

There were 1,710 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 Oregon has more Health Technologists and Technicians than average.

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Job Projections for Oregon

Jobs for Health Technologists and Technicians in this state are growing at a rate of 18.2% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 19.6%.

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Oregon Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 170 annual job openings, and 2,340 total jobs in 2026 for Health Technologists and Technicians in this state.

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

What do Health Technologists and Technicians Make in Oregon?

In 2018 wages for Health Technologists and Technicians ranged from $33,880 to $80,360 with $51,540 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $16.29 to $38.64. The median hourly rate was $24.78.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $22.69 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $2.09.

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

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Top Oregon 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
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 1,130 $53,870
Salem, OR 170 $40,140
Eugene, OR 150 $56,100
Bend-Redmond, OR 120 $57,390
Medford, OR 110 $45,780
Albany, OR 50 $50,190

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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