Miscellaneous health technologists & technicians

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Total Workforce

149k

Average Age

41.6

Estimated Job Growth

19.8%

10-year projection

Average Salary

$48,173

Average Male Salary

$62,030

Average Female Salary

$41,087

About

Miscellaneous health technologists & technicians are most often employed by the Hospitals industry. The average yearly wage for Miscellaneous health technologists & technicians was $48,173 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Miscellaneous health technologists & technicians by wage are Machinists, Military, rank not specified, and Avionics technicians.

Miscellaneous health technologists & technicians are part of the Healthcare practitioners & technical occupations, along with Chiropractors, Dentists, Dietitians & nutritionists, Optometrists, Pharmacists, Physicians & surgeons, Physician assistants, Podiatrists, Occupational therapists, Physical therapists, Radiation therapists, Recreational therapists, Respiratory therapists, Speechlanguage pathologists, Other therapists, including exercise physiologists, Veterinarians, Registered nurses, Nurse anesthetists, Audiologists, Health diagnosing & treating practitioners, all other, Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives, Clinical laboratory technologists & technicians, Dental hygienists, Diagnostic related technologists & technicians, Emergency medical technicians & paramedics, Health practitioner support technologists & technicians, Licensed practical & licensed vocational nurses, Medical records & health information technicians, Opticians, dispensing, Miscellaneous health technologists & technicians, and Other healthcare practitioners & technical Occupations

The top 3 locations that employ the most Miscellaneous health technologists & technicians are Fargo City PUMA, ND, Queen Anne's, Talbot, Caroline, Dorchester & Kent Counties PUMA, MD, and Allen County PUMA, OH. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Miscellaneous health technologists & technicians are Fargo City PUMA, ND, Allen County PUMA, OH, and Queen Anne's, Talbot, Caroline, Dorchester & Kent Counties 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. 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 Management, scientific & technical consulting services. Miscellaneous health technologists & technicians are paid most in Hempstead Town (Northwest) PUMA, NY but are relatively concentrated in Fargo City PUMA, ND.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$48,173

AVERAGE SALARY

± $3,145

In 2017, Miscellaneous health technologists & technicians earned an average of $48,173, $3,892 less than than the average national salary of $52,065.

Machinists make somewhat more than Miscellaneous health technologists & technicians while Military, rank not specified 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

0.397

WAGE GINI

In 2017, Miscellaneous health technologists & technicians had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.397, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. 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

Most Common

The most common industries employing Miscellaneous health technologists & technicians, by number of employees, are Hospitals, Outpatient care centers, and Other health care services.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Miscellaneous health technologists & technicians, by average wage, are Management, scientific & technical consulting services, Medical equipment & supplies manufacturing, and Health & personal care, except drug, stores .

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Industries by Share

149k

2017 Workforce

± 9,476

15.8%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 8.06%

The number of people employed as Miscellaneous health technologists & technicians has been growing at a rate of 15.8%, from 128,810 people in 2016 to 149,126 people in 2017.

This graphic shows the share of Miscellaneous health technologists & technicians employed by various industries. Hospitals employs the largest share of Miscellaneous health technologists & technicians at  46.1%, followed by Outpatient care centers with 17.3% and Other health care services with 6.31%.

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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 and of female Miscellaneous health technologists & technicians is 41.5, and the most common race/ethnicity for Miscellaneous health technologists & technicians is White.

Gender Composition

50.5k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 5,514

98.7k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 7,710

66.2% of Miscellaneous health technologists & technicians are Female, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Miscellaneous health technologists & technicians.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Miscellaneous health technologists & technicians

  1. White

  2. Black

  3. Asian

61.7% of Miscellaneous health technologists & technicians are White, making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 23.6% of Miscellaneous health technologists & technicians, Black 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 Gender

42

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 1.45

41.5

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 1.03

The median age of Miscellaneous health technologists & technicians is 41.6, and Male employees are generally 0.508 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 Parks, Recreation, & Leisure.

Majors

ACS PUMS data only shows the major for bachelor's degrees. However, we can filter the data based on highest degree obtained.

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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 Science, Operation Monitoring, and Service Orientation.

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Growth Projections

Projections on wages and job growth for Miscellaneous health technologists & technicians from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 7.4%, but Miscellaneous health technologists & technicians are expected to see a growth of 19.8% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow higher than the national average.

Job Growth

19.8%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

7.4%

NATIONAL AVERAGE

This line chart shows the 10-year projected employment growth (from 2016 to 2026) for Miscellaneous health technologists & technicians. This profession is expected to grow faster than 7.4%, the average rate of national job growth.

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