Miscellaneous health technologists & technicians

Add Comparison
2019 Workforce
149k
Average Age
41.7
Average Salary
$52,838
Average Male Salary
$67,399
Average Female Salary
$44,876

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 $52,838 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Miscellaneous health technologists & technicians by wage are Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers, Buyers & purchasing agents, farm products, and Maintenance workers, machinery.

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 Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ, Bell County (North, East & South)Temple & Belton Cities PUMA, TX, and Charleston City PUMA, SC. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Miscellaneous health technologists & technicians are Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ, Bell County (North, East & South)Temple & Belton Cities PUMA, TX, and San Diego City (Southeast/Encanto & Skyline) PUMA, CA.

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 Management, scientific & technical consulting services. Miscellaneous health technologists & technicians are paid most in Alexandria City PUMA, VA but are relatively concentrated in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$52,838
AVERAGE SALARY
± $3,842

In 2019, Miscellaneous health technologists & technicians earned an average of $52,838, $2,686 less than than the average national salary of $55,524.

Buyers & purchasing agents, farm products make somewhat more than Miscellaneous health technologists & technicians while Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Miscellaneous health technologists & technicians as measured by average annual salary in the US.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Wage Distribution

0.391
WAGE GINI

In 2015, Miscellaneous health technologists & technicians had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.391, 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).

View Data
Save Image

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Miscellaneous health technologists & technicians, by number of employees, are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals, Outpatient care centers, and Health & personal care, except drug, stores .

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Industries by Share

149k
2019 Workforce
± 9,485
5.58%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 8.62%

The number of people employed as Miscellaneous health technologists & technicians has been growing at a rate of 5.58%, from 141,503 people in 2018 to 149,403 people in 2019.

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  37%, followed by Outpatient care centers with 23.9% and Health & personal care, except drug, stores  with 6.65%.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Diversity

Demographic information on Miscellaneous health technologists & technicians in the US. The average age of male Miscellaneous health technologists & technicians in the workforce is 43.1 and of female Miscellaneous health technologists & technicians is 40.9, and the most common race/ethnicity for Miscellaneous health technologists & technicians is White (Non-Hispanic).

Gender Composition

52.8k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 5,641
96.6k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 7,628

64.6% 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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Race & Ethnicity

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

55.6% of Miscellaneous health technologists & technicians are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 19.5% 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.

View Data
Save Image

Age by Gender

43.1
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 1.52
40.9
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 1.06

The median age of Miscellaneous health technologists & technicians is 41.7, and Male employees are generally 2.14 years older than than their Female counterparts.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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.
MOST COMMON MAJORS
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Bar Chart

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart