Medical Appliance Technicians in California
Considering a career as a Medical Appliance Technician in California?
You’re in luck! Jobs for Medical Appliance Technicians in California are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Medical Appliance Technicians in California is growing faster than average.
Medical Appliance Technicians in California earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Medical Appliance Technicians Work in California?
1,950 people worked as Medical Appliance Technicians in 2018 in this state.
There were 2,200 Medical Appliance Technicians employed in this state in 2017.
That’s a decline of 250 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 240 Medical Appliance Technicians working in it, which means California has more Medical Appliance Technicians than average.
Job Projections for California
Jobs for Medical Appliance Technicians in this state are growing at a rate of 19.0% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 13.3%.
California Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates 290 annual job openings, and a total of 2,500 jobs for California Medical Appliance Technicians in 2026.
Nationwide, the prediction is 2,000 annual jobs and 17,000 total jobs in 2026.
What do Medical Appliance Technicians Make in California?
In 2018 wages for Medical Appliance Technicians ranged from $24,780 to $77,880 with $45,770 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $11.92 to $37.44. The median hourly rate was $22.01.
Workers in this field were paid a median of $19.3 an hour in 2017.
The hourly rate grew by $2.71.
The median salary in California is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top California Metros for Medical Appliance Technicians
The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Medical Appliance Technicians.
|Metro||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA||980||$44,530|
|San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA||230||$53,170|
|San Diego-Carlsbad, CA||200||$33,010|
|Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA||70||$48,420|
Top States for Medical Appliance Technicians Employment
The table below shows the states where most Medical Appliance Technicians work.
|State||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
Below are the states where Medical Appliance Technicians get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
Related Careers in CA
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|Occupation||CA Employment Total|
|Dental Laboratory Technicians||4,410|
|Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians||2,230|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
- Image Credit: By Barbara E. Carver under License
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