Miscellaneous health technologists & technicians

Detailed Occupation

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2020 Workforce
150k
Average Age
41.1
Average Salary
$49,526
Average Male Salary
$61,781
Average Female Salary
$43,069

About

Miscellaneous health technologists & technicians are most often employed by the General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals industry. The average yearly wage for Miscellaneous health technologists & technicians was $49,526 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Miscellaneous health technologists & technicians by wage are Educational, guidance, and career counselors and advisors, Healthcare social workers, and Social workers, all other.

Miscellaneous health technologists & technicians are part of the Healthcare practitioners & technical occupations, along with Chiropractors, Dentists, Dietitians & nutritionists, Optometrists, Pharmacists, and 37 more.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Miscellaneous health technologists & technicians are Fargo City PUMA, ND, Glendale City (South) PUMA, AZ, and Waukesha County (East) PUMA, WI. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Miscellaneous health technologists & technicians are Glendale City (South) PUMA, AZ, Dundalk, Essex & Edgemere PUMA, MD, and Frankford, Belair-Edison & Loch Raven PUMA, MD.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Miscellaneous health technologists & technicians and on wages and locations for those in the field. General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals is the industry that employs the most Miscellaneous health technologists & technicians, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Miscellaneous health technologists & technicians, by average wage, is Computer Systems Design. Miscellaneous health technologists & technicians are paid most in Albany County (Outside Albany City) PUMA, NY but are relatively concentrated in Glendale City (South) PUMA, AZ.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$49,526
AVERAGE SALARY
± $3,093

In 2020, Miscellaneous health technologists & technicians earned an average of $49,526, $6,428 less than than the average national salary of $55,954.

Social workers, all other make somewhat more than Miscellaneous health technologists & technicians while Educational, guidance, and career counselors and advisors make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Miscellaneous health technologists & technicians as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.405
WAGE GINI

In 2015, Miscellaneous health technologists & technicians had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.405, which is lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Miscellaneous health technologists & technicians (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

This map shows the Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States shaded by average annual wage for Miscellaneous health technologists & technicians.

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Spatial Concentration

PUMAs with a Relatively High Concentration of Miscellaneous health technologists & technicians

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Miscellaneous health technologists & technicians.

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Industries

Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Miscellaneous health technologists & technicians, by average wage, are Computer Systems Design, Pharmaceutical & medicine manufacturing, and Insurance carriers.

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Industries by Share

150k
2020 Workforce
± 9,510
2.67%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 8.78%

The number of people employed as Miscellaneous health technologists & technicians has been growing at a rate of 2.67%, from 146,281 people in 2019 to 150,186 people in 2020.

This graphic shows the share of Miscellaneous health technologists & technicians employed by various industries. General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals employs the largest share of Miscellaneous health technologists & technicians at  40.1%, followed by Outpatient care centers with 19.8% and Other health care services with 6.7%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Miscellaneous health technologists & technicians in the US. The average age of male Miscellaneous health technologists & technicians in the workforce is 42.1 and of female Miscellaneous health technologists & technicians is 40.5, and the most common race/ethnicity for Miscellaneous health technologists & technicians is White (Non-Hispanic).

Composition by Sex

51.8k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 5,588
98.4k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 7,697

65.5% of Miscellaneous health technologists & technicians are Female, making them the more common sex in the occupation. This chart shows the sex breakdown of Miscellaneous health technologists & technicians.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Miscellaneous health technologists & technicians
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
  2. Black (Non-Hispanic)
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)

55.2% of Miscellaneous health technologists & technicians are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 20.8% of Miscellaneous health technologists & technicians, Black (Non-Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Miscellaneous health technologists & technicians.

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Age by Sex

42.1
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 1.49
40.5
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 1.03

The median age of Miscellaneous health technologists & technicians is 41.1, and Male employees are generally 1.58 years older than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Miscellaneous health technologists & technicians from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Miscellaneous health technologists & technicians is Health but a relatively high number of Miscellaneous health technologists & technicians hold a major in Science Technologies.

Majors

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Miscellaneous health technologists & technicians from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Miscellaneous health technologists & technicians need many skills, but most especially Active Listening. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Miscellaneous health technologists & technicians need more than the average amount of Technology Design, Equipment Selection, and Service Orientation.

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