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Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers in California

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Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers in California

Considering a career as a Healthcare Practitioner and Technical Worker in California?

12.5% Jobs Projection
$63,000 Median Salary
320 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers in California are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers in California is growing faster than average.

  • Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers in California earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers Work in California?

4,350 people worked as Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers in 2018 in this state.

There were 3,960 Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 390 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers in CA Employment Trend

The typical state has 370 Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers working in it, which means California has more Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers than average.

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers in CA vs. the Average State

Job Projections for California

Jobs for Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers in this state are growing at a rate of 12.5% which is similar to nationwide projections.

Job Projections for Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers: Nation vs. CA

California Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 320 annual Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers job openings in California, and 5,400 total jobs in the year 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 2,600 annual jobs and 45,000 total jobs in 2026.

What do Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers Make in California?

In 2018 wages for Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers ranged from $35,840 to $128,890 with $63,000 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $17.23 to $61.97. The median hourly rate was $30.29.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $34.12 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate declined by $3.83.

The median salary in California is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers Earnings: CA vs. National Average

Top California Metros for Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 1,670 $72,070
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 420 $63,400
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 360 $93,690
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 250 $61,290
Sacramento–Roseville–Arden-Arcade, CA 140 $106,310
Fresno, CA 100 $46,130
Merced, CA 60 $89,040
Stockton-Lodi, CA 40 $58,200
Modesto, CA 40 $50,030

Top States for Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers Employment

The table below shows the states where most Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 4,350 $63,000
Florida 1,940 $46,920
Maryland 1,930 $93,040
Louisiana 1,930 $48,730
Texas 1,910 $50,650
Tennessee 1,890 $51,990
Indiana 1,500 $33,310
Pennsylvania 1,170 $84,460
Washington 1,130 $61,850
Virginia 870 $46,760
New York 870 $72,180
Georgia 860 $59,780
Wisconsin 840 $50,920
Minnesota 820 $54,660
Ohio 800 $63,260
Connecticut 680 $88,400
Oregon 670 $45,260
Arizona 660 $38,960
Massachusetts 630 $62,590
North Carolina 620 $49,290

Below are the states where Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Maryland $93,040
New Jersey $89,810
Connecticut $88,400
Pennsylvania $84,460
District of Columbia $81,550
New York $72,180
Rhode Island $68,130
Alaska $66,580
Hawaii $65,400
New Hampshire $64,760

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