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Health Technologists and Technicians in Pennsylvania

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

17.0% Jobs Projection
$38,710 Median Salary
310 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Health Technologists and Technicians Work in Pennsylvania?

In Pennsylvania, there were 5,400 people working as Health Technologists and Technicians in the year 2018.

There were 4,770 Health Technologists and Technicians employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 630 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

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

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Job Projections for Pennsylvania

Jobs for Health Technologists and Technicians in this state are growing at a rate of 17.0% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 19.6%.

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Pennsylvania Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 310 annual job openings, and a total of 4,400 jobs for Pennsylvania Health Technologists and Technicians in 2026.

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

What do Health Technologists and Technicians Make in Pennsylvania?

In 2018 wages for Health Technologists and Technicians ranged from $27,760 to $61,640 with $38,710 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $13.35 to $29.63. The median hourly rate was $18.61.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $18.48 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.13.

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

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Top Pennsylvania 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
Pittsburgh, PA 1,040 $42,820
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 380 $38,690
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA 220 $38,870
Scranton–Wilkes-Barre–Hazleton, PA 190 $41,510
Lancaster, PA 160 $36,300
York-Hanover, PA 120 $44,770
Reading, PA 110 $44,270
Lebanon, PA 90 $47,270
Erie, PA 90 $30,500
Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA 80 $36,650
Altoona, PA 70 $48,790
State College, PA 40 $33,930
Williamsport, PA 40 $46,920

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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