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Nurse Technician Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$35,000
$22,000
$35,000
$55,000
Nurse technicians in the United States make an average salary of $35,611 per year or $17.12 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $22,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $55,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Hawaii, California, Wyoming, New York, and Minnesota provide the highest nurse technician salaries.
Best Paying Cities
Tucson, AZ
$38,949
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Map of Nurse Technician Salaries

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

Average Salary

Average Nurse Technician Salary By Location

While a nurse technician can average a salary of $35,611 per year, or $17.12 per hour, there are many opportunities for nurse technicians to make more. For example, in New York, NY you might make $40,967 per year. Other high-paying locations include Minneapolis, MN, Tucson, AZ and Seattle, WA. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to New York, NY where the average starting salary is $27,000. The highest paying states for nurse technicians include Hawaii, California and Wyoming. Meanwhile, Florida, Kentucky, and Tennessee offer the lowest salaries.

City
Average Salary
New York, NY
New York, NY
$40,967
$41k
Minneapolis, MN
Minneapolis, MN
$40,776
$41k
Tucson, AZ
Tucson, AZ
$38,949
$39k
Seattle, WA
Seattle, WA
$38,655
$39k
Bangor, ME
Bangor, ME
$37,370
$37k
Montgomery, AL
Montgomery, AL
$37,255
$37k
Fall River, MA
Fall River, MA
$36,767
$37k
New Britain, CT
New Britain, CT
$36,211
$36k
Grand Rapids, MI
Grand Rapids, MI
$35,545
$36k
Randallstown, MD
Randallstown, MD
$35,335
$35k

High Paying Nurse Technician Jobs

Average Nurse Technician Salary By Company

To earn a high income as a nurse technician, working for Health First or United Surgical Partners International might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like LifePoint Health and Hartford HealthCare report highly competitive salaries for nurse technicians.

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Nurse Technician Salary History

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    Nurse Technician Salary By Experience Level

    The salary for a nurse technician can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

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    $27,569
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    $31,347
    $31,347
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    09/25/2020
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    $29,218
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    $25,044
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    $35,312
    $35,312
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    La Crosse, WI
    La Crosse, WI
    09/06/2020
    09/06/2020
    $32,829
    $32,829
    09/06/2020
    University of Kentucky
    University of Kentucky
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    Nursing Care Technician/Ukhc
    Lexington, KY
    Lexington, KY
    08/27/2020
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    $29,218
    $29,218
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