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Health Technologists and Technicians in Tennessee

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19.5% Jobs Projection
$46,620 Median Salary
70 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Health Technologists and Technicians Work in Tennessee?

1,060 people worked as Health Technologists and Technicians in 2018 in this state.

There were 800 Health Technologists and Technicians employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 260 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

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

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Job Projections for Tennessee

Jobs for Health Technologists and Technicians in this state are growing at a rate of 19.5% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 19.6%.

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Tennessee Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 70 annual job openings, and 980 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 Tennessee?

In 2018 wages for Health Technologists and Technicians ranged from $28,100 to $110,660 with $46,620 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $13.51 to $53.2. The median hourly rate was $22.42.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $22.66 an hour.

The hourly rate declined by $0.24.

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

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Top Tennessee 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
Nashville-Davidson–Murfreesboro–Franklin, TN 410 n/a
Memphis, TN-MS-AR 270 $47,470
Chattanooga, TN-GA 120 $37,600
Knoxville, TN 100 n/a
Clarksville, TN-KY 50 $41,190

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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