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Updated July 11, 2022

Average Health Technician Salary

$35,970 yearly
To create our salary estimates, Zippia starts with data published in publicly available sources such as the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), Foreign Labor Certification Data Center (FLC) Show More

$17.29 hourly

Entry level Salary
$27,000 yearly
$27,000
10 %
$35,970
Median
$46,000
90 %

How much does a Health Technician make?

Health technicians make $35,970 per year on average, or $17.29 per hour, in the United States. Health technicians on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $27,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $46,000.

Location impacts how much a health technician can expect to make. Health technicians make the most in Hawaii, Massachusetts, California, New Jersey, and New York.

Highest Paying States For Health Technicians

The darker areas on the map show where health technicians earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Health Technician average salary by State

Rank  State  Avg. Salary  Hourly Rate  Job Count  
1Hawaii$53,298$25.62162
2Ohio$41,233$19.822,206
3North Carolina$39,540$19.012,459
4Massachusetts$50,824$24.431,171
5California$46,523$22.374,864
6Iowa$37,474$18.02841
7Indiana$36,942$17.761,894
8Wisconsin$37,489$18.021,260
9New Jersey$43,533$20.931,224
10Mississippi$37,923$18.23410
11Illinois$39,217$18.851,853
12Virginia$40,415$19.431,491
13Maryland$40,239$19.351,266
14Michigan$35,084$16.872,094
15Rhode Island$38,609$18.56188
16Connecticut$40,706$19.57451
17Pennsylvania$38,856$18.681,446
18Texas$37,832$18.193,539
19District of Columbia$45,374$21.81206
20New York$41,475$19.941,595
21Arizona$35,944$17.281,449
22Arkansas$33,376$16.05687
23Washington$36,348$17.481,429
24Georgia$36,840$17.711,388
25Delaware$36,277$17.44223
26Maine$36,006$17.31220
27Nebraska$35,636$17.13336
28New Mexico$36,568$17.58231
29Oregon$38,266$18.40317
30Nevada$35,171$16.91364
31Missouri$33,149$15.941,463
32Kansas$33,648$16.18587
33New Hampshire$35,727$17.18271
34Vermont$37,042$17.8167
35North Dakota$32,194$15.48202
36Alaska$33,954$16.32148
37Minnesota$32,534$15.641,527
38Alabama$31,591$15.19922
39Wyoming$33,014$15.8788
40Colorado$32,937$15.841,092
41South Dakota$32,024$15.40169
42Louisiana$29,093$13.99715
43South Carolina$33,037$15.88505
44Kentucky$28,276$13.59778
45Oklahoma$28,893$13.89625
46Florida$29,560$14.212,865
47Utah$30,901$14.86505
48Idaho$22,828$10.97341
49Tennessee$30,330$14.58674
50West Virginia$29,932$14.39170
51Montana$26,583$12.7892

Highest Paying Cities For Health Technicians

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Rank  City  Avg. Salary  Hourly Rate  
1Boston, MA$50,708$24.38
2San Diego, CA$47,068$22.63
3Washington, DC$45,401$21.83
4Youngstown, OH$42,016$20.20
5New York, NY$41,742$20.07
6Chicago, IL$39,375$18.93
7Fayetteville, NC$39,313$18.90
8Philadelphia, PA$39,072$18.78
9Austin, TX$38,716$18.61
10Beaverton, OR$37,940$18.24
11Milwaukee, WI$37,664$18.11
12Atlanta, GA$36,725$17.66
13Seattle, WA$36,296$17.45
14Albuquerque, NM$36,256$17.43
15Phoenix, AZ$35,900$17.26

Health Technician Salary Details

Health Technician Salary

What is a Health Technician's Salary?

Percentile  Annual Salary  Monthly Salary  Hourly Rate  
90th Percentile$46,000$3,833$22
75th Percentile$41,000$3,417$20
Average$35,970$2,998$17
25th Percentile$31,000$2,583$15
10th Percentile$27,000$2,250$13

Average Salary By Related Titles

Job Title  Annual Salary  Monthly Salary  Hourly Rate  Job Openings  
Emergency Room Technician$33,015$2,751$15.87129,444
Health Aide$27,809$2,317$13.37121,842
Emergency Medical Technician$36,413$3,034$17.51137,617
Customer Care Technician$34,519$2,877$16.60211,764
Patient Care Technician$31,024$2,585$14.92167,520
Medical Service Technician$36,610$3,051$17.60189,362

Which Companies Pay Health Technicians The Most?

According to our most recent salary estimates, Clovis Community College and Medcom are the highest paying companies for health technicians.
Rank  Company  Average Salary  Hourly Rate  Job Openings  
1Clovis Community College$38,586$18.55
2Medcom$37,285$17.934
3University of California, Berkeley$37,263$17.9173
4NexTier Oilfield Solutions$37,136$17.85
5The Dow Chemical Company$37,029$17.806
6Baptist Health Care$36,887$17.73134
7Antioch Unified School District$36,683$17.64
8Presbyterian$36,670$17.6337
9Tesla$36,487$17.5427
10MITRE$36,303$17.45
11Springs Charter Schools$35,970$17.29
12Chime$35,970$17.29
13Moreno Valley Unified School District$35,970$17.29
14Well Care Health$35,970$17.29
15Santa Maria Joint Union High School District$35,970$17.29
16Wayne Community College$35,970$17.29
17Sanford-Good Samaritan Community Health$35,970$17.29
18North Country HealthCare$35,970$17.29
19University of Florida$35,970$17.29
20Macomb County$35,970$17.29

Health Technician Salary Trends

Average Health Technician Salary Over Time

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

    Health Technician Salary By Year

    Year  Avg. Salary  Hourly Rate  % Change  
    2022$36,000$17.29+3.6%
    2021$34,700$16.68+2.7%
    2020$33,800$16.23+3.7%
    2019$32,500$15.63+2.2%
    2018$31,800$15.29-0.5%

    Recently Added Health Technician Salaries

    Company  Job  Location  Date Added  Salary  
    UchealthVirtual Health Technician IIDenver, CO06/01/2022$31,931
    MerakeyBehavior Health Technician-Bucks CountyBensalem, PA05/30/2022$32,349
    Albany Charter School NetworkHealth Technician (Smart)Denver, CO05/29/2022$35,000
    Florida Department of TransportationHealth Support TechnicianFort Myers, FL05/29/2022$27,040
    Strive PrepHealth Technician (Smart)Denver, CO05/27/2022$35,000
    University of FloridaHealth Support Technician I-DEV PedsGainesville, FL05/27/2022$35,479
    Solana Beach School DistrictHealth TechnicianSolana Beach, CA05/25/2022$37,336
    Denver Public SchoolsParaprofessional, Health TechnicianDenver, CO05/24/2022$33,121
    MyfloridaHealth Support TechnicianBartow, FL05/19/2022$29,000
    Oregon Health & Science UniversityVeterinary Research/Health Technician IPortland, OR05/18/2022$35,312

    Health Technician Salaries FAQs

    What state pays Health Technicians the most?

    Hawaii pays Health Technicians the most in the United States, with an average salary of $53,298 per year, or $25.62 per hour.

    How do I know if I'm being paid fairly as a Health Technician?

    You know if you are being paid fairly as a Health Technician if your pay is close to the average pay for the state you live in. For example, if you live in Massachusetts you should be paid close to $50,824 per year.

    What type of Health Technician gets paid the most?

    Health Specialist gets paid the most. Health Specialist made a median salary of $52,788. The best-paid 10 percent make $65,000, while the lowest-paid 10 percent make $42,000.

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