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Health Technologists and Technicians in Texas

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Health Technologists and Technicians in Texas

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

28.2% Jobs Projection
$39,180 Median Salary
890 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Health Technologists and Technicians Work in Texas?

In 2018, there were 10,080 Health Technologists and Technicians working in the state.

There were 9,220 Health Technologists and Technicians employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 860 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

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

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Job Projections for Texas

Jobs for Health Technologists and Technicians in this state are growing at a rate of 28.2% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 19.6%.

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Texas Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 890 annual job openings, and a total of 11,640 jobs for Texas 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 Texas?

In 2018 wages for Health Technologists and Technicians ranged from $25,790 to $70,070 with $39,180 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $12.4 to $33.69. The median hourly rate was $18.84.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $17.99 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.85.

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

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Top Texas 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
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 3,070 $44,130
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 2,110 $38,930
San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX 1,260 $45,170
Austin-Round Rock, TX 580 $37,210
El Paso, TX 460 $31,000
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX 340 $36,940
Killeen-Temple, TX 270 $39,820
Tyler, TX 230 $39,630
Corpus Christi, TX 160 $36,470
Lubbock, TX 120 $32,010
Brownsville-Harlingen, TX 110 $37,350
Laredo, TX 100 $32,320
Amarillo, TX 90 $40,520
Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX 80 $31,330
San Angelo, TX 80 $34,000
College Station-Bryan, TX 80 $41,980
Texarkana, TX-AR 70 $30,520
Longview, TX 60 $32,100
Waco, TX 60 $37,780
Wichita Falls, TX 50 $34,850
Abilene, TX 50 $39,460
Sherman-Denison, TX 50 $29,060
Victoria, TX 30 $29,910

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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