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Life As a Health Tech

Health Tech Job Description All health technologists and technicians not listed separately.

Types of Health Tech Jobs

  • Polysomnograph Tech
  • Pediatric Associate
  • Technician, Biological, Health
  • Polysomnographic Technologist
  • Vascular Technician

What Kind of Health Tech Job Opportunities Are There?

In the United States, there were 127,800 jobs for Health Technologists and Technicians in 2016.

New jobs are being produced at a rate of 19.7% which is lower than average. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts 25,100 new jobs for Health Technologists and Technicians by 2026. There will be an estimated 11,000 positions for Health Tech per year.

Forecasted Number of Jobs for Health Technologists and Technicians in U.S.

The states with the most job growth for Health Technologists and Technicians are California, Texas, and Florida.

Watch out if you plan on working in Wyoming, Vermont, or South Dakota. These states have the worst job growth for this type of profession.

Health Tech Average Salary

The typical yearly salary for Health Technologists and Technicians is somewhere between $28,130 and $72,720. The median salary for this occupation is $42,920.

Salary Ranges for Health Technologists and Technicians

Below is a list of the median annual salaries for jobs of this type in different U.S. states.

Annual Mean Salary by State
State Annual Mean Salary

Tennessee

$64,010

Alaska

$62,580

New Mexico

$60,690

Washington

$59,950

Massachusetts

$55,950

Minnesota

$55,940

New York

$55,700

Rhode Island

$55,490

Connecticut

$55,450

Hawaii

$54,660

Oregon

$54,520

South Dakota

$54,290

District of Columbia

$54,210

New Jersey

$53,570

Kentucky

$51,780

Maine

$51,500

Wyoming

$51,120

New Hampshire

$50,390

California

$50,150

Vermont

$50,140

Indiana

$49,300

Kansas

$49,180

Delaware

$48,900

Arizona

$48,840

Idaho

$48,750

Virginia

$48,050

Illinois

$47,590

Georgia

$46,960

Missouri

$46,580

North Dakota

$46,370

Colorado

$46,270

Alabama

$46,230

Nevada

$45,980

Michigan

$45,640

Nebraska

$45,370

Maryland

$44,590

Wisconsin

$44,080

Texas

$43,990

Oklahoma

$43,960

West Virginia

$43,490

Pennsylvania

$43,070

South Carolina

$42,820

Ohio

$42,780

Florida

$42,730

Montana

$42,630

Iowa

$42,590

Arkansas

$42,300

Utah

$41,150

North Carolina

$39,230

Louisiana

$38,370

Mississippi

$36,900

Who Employs Health Technologists and Technicians?

Health Tech Sectors

References

Bureau of Labor Statistics

College Factual

O*NET Online

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