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Medical Appliance Technicians in Virginia

Is Virginia a good place for you to work as a Medical Appliance Technician?

12.5% Jobs Projection
$39,120 Median Salary
40 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Medical Appliance Technicians Work in Virginia?

There were approximately 240 workers employed as Medical Appliance Technicians in this state in 2018.

There were 220 Medical Appliance Technicians employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 20 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The amount of Medical Appliance Technicians working in the state is similar to the average state.


Job Projections for Virginia

Jobs for Medical Appliance Technicians in this state are growing at a rate of 12.5% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 13.3%.


Virginia Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 40 annual job openings, and 360 total jobs in 2026 for Medical Appliance Technicians in this state.

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

What do Medical Appliance Technicians Make in Virginia?

In 2018 wages for Medical Appliance Technicians ranged from $28,200 to $74,120 with $39,120 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $13.56 to $35.63. The median hourly rate was $18.81.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $18.69 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.12.

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


Top Virginia 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
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 140 $45,010

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
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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