Healthcare Technical Workers

Median Salary: $44,000   |  

Critical members of thriving economies countrywide, healthcare technical workers grossed a median yearly salary of $44,000 in 2010. If you break that yearly salary down, healthcare technical workers grossed $21.10 an hour that year. Locale can play a big role in how much you make, but it's nothing compared to how much salaries change because of education and experience, which means proper training is most definitely crucial.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2010 a reported 55,720 were employed as healthcare technical workers countrywide. The most successful healthcare technical workers oftentimes tend to be enterprising, conventional, and social. The right combination of traits and training is critical for anyone planning to move up in this industry.

Individuals planning to move up in this occupation should be skilled in:

  • Information Ordering
  • Oral Expression
  • Speech Recognition
  • Speech Clarity
  • Deductive Reasoning

Healthcare technical workers generally have traits in common, including:

  • Self Control
  • Initiative
  • Attention to Detail

Healthcare technical workers aiming to progress need proper training in:

  • English Language
  • Administration and Management
  • Education and Training
  • Computers and Electronics
  • Customer and Personal Service

A healthcare technical worker might employ on a typical day at work, which makes solid training most certainly crucial for success. Read on for more information about healthcare technical workers in metro areas countrywide. View about everything from salaries to job density.

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Alabama
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Birmingham 290 $26,400 $12.70 $45,400 $21.80 39%
Dothan 50 NA NA NA NA 104.1%
Mobile 100 $24,200 $11.60 $33,300 $16.00 40.6%
Alaska
City/Area Employees Median
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Median
Hourly Wage
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Top 25%
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Anchorage 120 $71,400 $34.30 $82,700 $39.70 66.9%
Arizona
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
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Top 25%
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Job Density
Flagstaff 30 $41,100 $19.80 $52,900 $25.40 25.8%
Phoenix 740 $38,800 $18.60 $51,400 $24.70 -0.2%
Tucson 180 $36,400 $17.50 $55,100 $26.50 16%
Arkansas
City/Area Employees Median
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Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Fort Smith 40 $32,700 $15.70 $54,700 $26.30 -30.6%
Little Rock 60 $28,300 $13.60 $42,000 $20.20 -59.4%
California
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Fresno 280 $66,500 $32.00 $91,400 $44.00 101.6%
Los Angeles (Area) 2,350 $65,800 $31.60 $88,400 $42.50 3.4%
Madera 80 $60,100 $28.90 $97,200 $46.70 422.1%
Modesto 110 $69,600 $33.40 $92,900 $44.70 71%
Oakland 950 $67,200 $32.30 $92,900 $44.70 126.9%
Oxnard 140 $56,700 $27.30 $80,700 $38.80 16.2%
Riverside 630 $68,500 $33.00 $83,500 $40.20 25.8%
Sacramento 620 $93,500 $44.90 $116,100 $55.80 73.5%
Salinas NA $78,200 $37.60 $91,700 $44.10 NA
San Diego 760 $77,000 $37.00 $92,100 $44.30 39.5%
San Francisco (Area) 1,540 $65,100 $31.30 $94,100 $45.20 84.7%
San Francisco (City) 590 $60,100 $28.90 $99,400 $47.80 42.2%
San Jose 600 $53,000 $25.50 $92,300 $44.40 58.9%
Santa Barbara 60 NA NA NA NA -21%
Santa Cruz 40 $40,300 $19.40 $57,800 $27.80 20.1%
Santa Rosa 80 $59,800 $28.70 $81,600 $39.30 7.8%
Vallejo NA $40,300 $19.40 $84,100 $40.50 NA
Visalia 70 $45,400 $21.80 $62,300 $30.00 21.5%
Colorado
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Colorado Springs 50 $34,500 $16.60 $43,900 $21.10 -53.4%
Denver 270 $69,100 $33.20 $95,900 $46.10 -48.4%
Connecticut
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Hartford 180 $52,600 $25.30 $84,700 $40.70 -25.1%
New Haven 180 $45,600 $21.90 $90,600 $43.50 25.3%
District of Columbia
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Washington (Area) 2,230 $64,600 $31.00 $106,800 $51.40 79%
Florida
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Cape Coral NA $39,600 $19.10 $43,800 $21.00 NA
Jacksonville 50 $53,800 $25.90 $59,300 $28.50 -78.3%
Miami (Area) 520 $32,700 $15.70 $52,100 $25.10 -45%
Orlando 210 $27,200 $13.10 $39,800 $19.20 -50.5%
Palm Bay 80 $29,000 $13.90 $48,200 $23.20 -1.6%
Pensacola NA $47,900 $23.00 $54,200 $26.10 NA
Port St. Lucie NA $30,600 $14.70 $101,500 $48.80 NA
Tallahassee 50 $25,600 $12.30 $40,200 $19.30 -22.8%
Tampa 410 $37,100 $17.80 $82,000 $39.40 -13.5%
Georgia
City/Area Employees Median
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Median
Hourly Wage
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Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Atlanta 570 $52,600 $25.30 $77,700 $37.40 -40.6%
Columbus 100 $32,000 $15.40 $63,500 $30.50 105.5%
Hawaii
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Honolulu 150 $46,400 $22.30 $68,500 $32.90 -16%
Illinois
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Champaign 40 $54,900 $26.40 $62,300 $30.00 0.5%
Chicago (Area) 4,420 $37,300 $17.90 $59,300 $28.50 141.8%
Rockford NA $35,400 $17.00 $43,400 $20.90 NA
Springfield NA $83,300 $40.10 $91,000 $43.70 NA
Indiana
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Evansville 50 $28,200 $13.60 $33,400 $16.00 -36.1%
Fort Wayne 80 $30,400 $14.60 $35,500 $17.10 -11.9%
Indianapolis 1,430 NA NA NA NA 283.1%
Lafayette NA $29,500 $14.20 $44,800 $21.50 NA
Terre Haute NA $32,500 $15.70 $63,400 $30.50 NA
Iowa
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Davenport 60 $45,300 $21.80 $60,600 $29.20 -26.7%
Des Moines 160 $51,400 $24.70 $75,100 $36.10 15.8%
Waterloo 230 $18,000 $8.60 $19,300 $9.30 521.5%
Kansas
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Manhattan NA $41,600 $20.00 $45,500 $21.90 NA
Topeka 100 $52,600 $25.30 $88,400 $42.50 123.3%
Wichita NA $36,800 $17.70 $59,000 $28.40 NA
Kentucky
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
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Top 25%
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Lexington 50 $66,900 $32.20 $99,900 $48.00 -47.9%
Louisville NA $48,000 $23.10 $75,200 $36.20 NA
Louisiana
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Alexandria 90 $35,800 $17.20 $64,400 $31.00 215.8%
Baton Rouge 430 $28,200 $13.60 $37,400 $18.00 176.7%
Lafayette 70 $64,000 $30.80 $82,600 $39.70 13%
Monroe 50 $53,700 $25.80 $67,400 $32.40 46.3%
New Orleans NA $35,900 $17.30 $44,500 $21.40 NA
Maine
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
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Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Portland 100 $42,400 $20.40 $51,700 $24.80 16.2%
Maryland
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Baltimore 830 $49,400 $23.70 $85,500 $41.10 53.9%
Massachusetts
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Boston (Area) 460 $56,800 $27.30 $79,200 $38.10 -56.6%
Michigan
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Detroit (Area) 690 $43,100 $20.70 $57,100 $27.50 -6.2%
Flint 70 $62,500 $30.00 $81,000 $39.00 33.8%
Grand Rapids 290 $45,200 $21.70 $61,600 $29.60 85.8%
Kalamazoo 50 $37,500 $18.00 $53,300 $25.60 -3.9%
Lansing NA $37,400 $18.00 $54,600 $26.30 NA
Minnesota
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Minneapolis 740 $59,500 $28.60 $78,400 $37.70 1.4%
Rochester 100 $82,300 $39.60 $93,200 $44.80 124.7%
Mississippi
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Gulfport 40 $28,000 $13.50 $33,700 $16.20 -8.9%
Jackson 50 $27,500 $13.20 $52,500 $25.30 -53.9%
Missouri
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Columbia 40 $29,200 $14.10 $57,900 $27.90 22.1%
Kansas City 240 $44,000 $21.20 $75,700 $36.40 -43.4%
Springfield 60 $74,100 $35.60 $90,500 $43.50 -26%
St. Louis 700 $31,000 $14.90 $61,500 $29.60 27.2%
Nebraska
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
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Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Lincoln 60 $36,200 $17.40 $49,900 $24.00 -8.2%
Omaha 120 $46,700 $22.40 $96,000 $46.10 -37.7%
Nevada
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Las Vegas 200 $46,900 $22.50 $85,900 $41.30 -44.7%
Reno 40 $45,900 $22.10 $91,400 $44.00 -46.3%
New Hampshire
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Manchester 90 $66,500 $32.00 $79,100 $38.00 105.3%
New Mexico
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Albuquerque 530 $30,600 $14.70 $37,100 $17.90 224.4%
Farmington NA $22,600 $10.90 $24,100 $11.60 NA
Santa Fe 110 $29,900 $14.40 $50,300 $24.20 295%
New York
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Albany 80 $70,100 $33.70 $89,300 $42.90 -58.9%
Buffalo 100 $75,700 $36.40 $89,400 $43.00 -56.2%
New York (Area) 1,260 $68,900 $33.10 $88,600 $42.60 -64.6%
Poughkeepsie 60 $75,800 $36.50 $87,500 $42.10 -47.3%
Rochester 70 NA NA NA NA -67.1%
Syracuse 120 $53,500 $25.70 $63,700 $30.60 -12.1%
North Carolina
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Asheville 100 $33,400 $16.10 $40,300 $19.40 32%
Burlington 50 $42,700 $20.50 $47,500 $22.80 103.9%
Charlotte 350 $43,300 $20.80 $65,500 $31.50 -1.8%
Durham 400 $40,100 $19.30 $54,900 $26.40 238.1%
Goldsboro 80 $30,300 $14.60 $34,400 $16.50 331.5%
Greensboro 200 $29,500 $14.20 $41,200 $19.80 35.2%
Greenville 110 $38,900 $18.70 $48,800 $23.40 265.8%
Raleigh 260 $49,300 $23.70 $58,200 $28.00 22.6%
Rocky Mount 30 $29,800 $14.40 $35,500 $17.10 36.1%
Wilmington 30 $43,300 $20.80 $53,800 $25.90 -48.2%
Winston-Salem 160 $41,100 $19.80 $48,800 $23.50 88.4%
North Dakota
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Fargo 40 $32,200 $15.50 $39,200 $18.80 -15.1%
Ohio
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Akron 140 $22,700 $10.90 $39,600 $19.00 5.9%
Cincinnati 320 $36,800 $17.70 $63,500 $30.50 -23.3%
Cleveland 220 $34,500 $16.60 $52,400 $25.20 -48.4%
Columbus 80 $75,900 $36.50 $87,100 $41.90 -80.1%
Dayton 70 $36,500 $17.50 $62,200 $29.90 -53%
Toledo 100 $61,700 $29.60 $74,100 $35.60 -21.7%
Oklahoma
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Oklahoma City 80 $28,000 $13.50 $32,600 $15.70 -66.9%
Oregon
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Eugene NA $52,600 $25.30 $74,600 $35.90 NA
Medford 30 $51,900 $25.00 $78,900 $38.00 0%
Portland 500 $56,300 $27.00 $77,000 $37.00 18.5%
Pennsylvania
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Allentown 200 $28,900 $13.90 $47,500 $22.80 41.1%
Harrisburg 180 $33,700 $16.20 $58,700 $28.20 37.2%
Philadelphia (Area) 2,920 $44,500 $21.40 $60,000 $28.90 154.6%
Pittsburgh 1,220 $40,100 $19.30 $81,900 $39.40 154.8%
Reading 40 $50,400 $24.20 $63,600 $30.60 -44.3%
Scranton 90 $27,600 $13.30 $36,100 $17.40 -13%
Rhode Island
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Providence 550 $47,100 $22.60 $72,300 $34.80 133.6%
Tennessee
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Chattanooga 280 $43,200 $20.80 $59,900 $28.80 190%
Clarksville 100 NA NA NA NA 187.9%
Johnson City 70 $28,700 $13.80 $36,300 $17.40 119.6%
Kingsport 70 $38,500 $18.50 $57,200 $27.50 48.2%
Knoxville 340 $40,000 $19.30 $61,500 $29.60 144.5%
Memphis 480 $42,400 $20.40 $55,100 $26.50 85.2%
Nashville 740 $39,900 $19.20 $60,800 $29.20 141.6%
Texas
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Amarillo 40 $28,000 $13.50 $34,100 $16.40 -18%
Austin NA $37,300 $17.90 $44,500 $21.40 NA
Corpus Christi NA $25,200 $12.10 $34,600 $16.60 NA
Dallas (Area) 810 $45,700 $22.00 $74,300 $35.70 -34.5%
El Paso 50 $33,300 $16.00 $71,100 $34.20 -61.4%
Houston 490 $33,900 $16.30 $52,300 $25.20 -55.5%
Killeen 110 NA NA NA NA 100.7%
Lubbock 40 $36,100 $17.40 $44,400 $21.30 -32.2%
McAllen 90 $29,600 $14.20 $34,300 $16.50 -4.8%
San Antonio 230 $32,400 $15.60 $44,900 $21.60 -35.6%
Utah
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Ogden 120 $36,600 $17.60 $51,500 $24.80 38.6%
Provo 90 $41,100 $19.80 $53,100 $25.60 16%
Salt Lake City 600 $29,300 $14.10 $45,700 $22.00 133.1%
Virginia
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Richmond 310 $49,400 $23.70 $57,400 $27.60 21.7%
Virginia Beach 110 $27,900 $13.40 $38,100 $18.30 -63.5%
Washington
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Seattle (Area) 330 $54,500 $26.20 $78,300 $37.60 -52.5%
Spokane 50 $47,900 $23.00 $85,200 $41.00 -42.9%
Wisconsin
City/Area Employees Median
Annual Salary
Median
Hourly Wage
Top 25%
Annual Salary
Top 25%
Hourly Wage
Job Density
Green Bay 120 $33,000 $15.80 $41,900 $20.10 65.3%
La Crosse NA $31,500 $15.20 $62,600 $30.10 NA
Madison 100 $50,900 $24.50 $74,100 $35.60 -31.3%
Milwaukee 700 $32,600 $15.70 $39,500 $19.00 102.5%
Racine 30 $23,900 $11.50 $38,400 $18.50 -0.2%

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