Diagnostic related technologists & technicians

Detailed Occupation

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2017 Workforce
348k
Average Age
42
Average Salary
$56,311
Average Male Salary
$65,264
Average Female Salary
$52,610

About

Diagnostic related technologists & technicians are most often employed by the Hospitals industry. The average yearly wage for Diagnostic related technologists & technicians was $56,311 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Diagnostic related technologists & technicians by wage are Engineering technicians, except drafters, Construction & building inspectors, and Control & valve installers & repairers.

Diagnostic related 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 Diagnostic related technologists & technicians are Fort Bend County (West & South) PUMA, TX, Rochester City PUMA, MN, and Woburn, Melrose Cities, Saugus, Wakefield & Stoneham Towns PUMA, MA. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Diagnostic related technologists & technicians are Kisatchie Delta Regional Planning & Development District 1 PUMA, LA, Cumberland, White, Fentress & Van Buren Counties PUMA, TN, and Harrison, Marion, Taylor & Doddridge Counties PUMA, WV.

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Information on the businesses and industries that employ Diagnostic related technologists & technicians and on wages and locations for those in the field. Hospitals is the industry that employs the most Diagnostic related technologists & technicians, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Diagnostic related technologists & technicians, by average wage, is Navigational, measuring, electromedical, & control instruments manufacturing. Diagnostic related technologists & technicians are paid most in Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX but are relatively concentrated in Kisatchie Delta Regional Planning & Development District 1 PUMA, LA.

Yearly Wage

$56,311
AVERAGE SALARY
± $1,511

In 2017, Diagnostic related technologists & technicians earned an average of $56,311, $357 more than than the average national salary of $55,954.

Engineering technicians, except drafters make somewhat more than Diagnostic related technologists & technicians while Construction & building inspectors make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Diagnostic related technologists & technicians as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.291
WAGE GINI

In 2015, Diagnostic related technologists & technicians had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.291, which is lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Diagnostic related 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 Diagnostic related technologists & technicians.

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Spatial Concentration

PUMAs with a Relatively High Concentration of Diagnostic related technologists & technicians

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

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Industries by Share

348k
2017 Workforce
± 14,469
3.42%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 5.73%

The number of people employed as Diagnostic related technologists & technicians has been growing at a rate of 3.42%, from 336,632 people in 2016 to 348,143 people in 2017.

This graphic shows the share of Diagnostic related technologists & technicians employed by various industries. Hospitals employs the largest share of Diagnostic related technologists & technicians at  67.8%, followed by Offices of physicians with 10.7% and Other health care services with 9.74%.

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Demographic information on Diagnostic related technologists & technicians in the US. The average age of male Diagnostic related technologists & technicians in the workforce is 42.7 and of female Diagnostic related technologists & technicians is 41.8, and the most common race/ethnicity for Diagnostic related technologists & technicians is White (Non-Hispanic).

Composition by Sex

102k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 7,831
246k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 12,174

70.8% of Diagnostic related technologists & technicians are Female, making them the more common sex in the occupation. This chart shows the sex breakdown of Diagnostic related technologists & technicians.

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Race & Ethnicity

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

73.8% of Diagnostic related technologists & technicians are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 7.56% of Diagnostic related 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 Diagnostic related technologists & technicians.

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Age by Sex

42.7
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 0.968
41.8
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 0.605

The median age of Diagnostic related technologists & technicians is 42, and Male employees are generally 0.93 years older than than their Female counterparts.

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

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Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Diagnostic related technologists & technicians from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Diagnostic related technologists & technicians need many skills, but most especially Reading Comprehension and Active Listening. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Diagnostic related technologists & technicians need more than the average amount of Operation and Control, Operation Monitoring, and Science.

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