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Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers in North Carolina

Considering a career as a Healthcare Practitioner and Technical Worker in North Carolina?

11.6% Jobs Projection
$49,290 Median Salary
40 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers Work in North Carolina?

In 2018, there were 620 Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers working in the state.

There were 590 Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 30 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

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

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Job Projections for North Carolina

Jobs for Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers in this state are growing at a rate of 11.6% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 12.5%.

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North Carolina Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 40 annual job openings, and a total of 770 jobs for North Carolina Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers in 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 North Carolina?

In 2018 wages for Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers ranged from $21,430 to $87,960 with $49,290 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $10.3 to $42.29. The median hourly rate was $23.7.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $23.46 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.24.

The median salary in North Carolina is higher than the nationwide median salary.

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Top North Carolina 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
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 230 $30,840
Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC 100 $27,300
Winston-Salem, NC 70 $53,300

Top States for Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers Employment

View the list below to see 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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