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Medical Appliance Technicians in Louisiana

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Medical Appliance Technicians in Louisiana

Considering a career as a Medical Appliance Technician in Louisiana?

20.0% Jobs Projection
$25,040 Median Salary
10 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Medical Appliance Technicians in Louisiana are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Medical Appliance Technicians in Louisiana is growing faster than average.

  • Medical Appliance Technicians in Louisiana earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Medical Appliance Technicians Work in Louisiana?

In 2018, there were 50 Medical Appliance Technicians working in the state.

There were 70 Medical Appliance Technicians employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 20 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Medical Appliance Technicians in LA Employment Trend

The typical state has 240 Medical Appliance Technicians working in it, which means Louisiana has fewer Medical Appliance Technicians than average.

Medical Appliance Technicians in LA vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Louisiana

Jobs for Medical Appliance Technicians in this state are growing at a rate of 20.0% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 13.3%.

Job Projections for Medical Appliance Technicians: Nation vs. LA

Louisiana Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 10 annual Medical Appliance Technicians job openings in Louisiana, and 60 total jobs in the year 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 2,000 annual jobs and 17,000 total jobs in 2026.

What do Medical Appliance Technicians Make in Louisiana?

In 2018 wages for Medical Appliance Technicians ranged from $20,980 to $46,630 with $25,040 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $10.09 to $22.42. The median hourly rate was $12.04.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $13.36 an hour.

The hourly rate declined by $1.32.

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

Medical Appliance Technicians Earnings: LA vs. National Average

Top States for Medical Appliance Technicians Employment

View the list below to see where most Medical Appliance Technicians work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 1,950 $45,770
Ohio 1,100 $36,220
Florida 640 $39,470
Pennsylvania 630 $40,090
New York 630 $36,970
Utah 620 $34,040
Texas 590 $39,100
Illinois 570 $45,320
Indiana 550 $28,380
Minnesota 480 $39,230
Connecticut 440 $38,910
Tennessee 420 $33,500
Georgia 390 $37,440
Wisconsin 360 $35,360
Massachusetts 330 $46,130
Missouri 280 $34,170
North Carolina 240 $38,220
Washington 240 $45,730
Virginia 240 $39,120
Oregon 150 $29,910

Below are the states where Medical Appliance Technicians get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Colorado $54,700
Alaska $47,740
Massachusetts $46,130
Rhode Island $45,990
California $45,770
Washington $45,730
Maryland $45,370
Illinois $45,320
Maine $44,930
Michigan $44,210

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