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Healthcare Practitioner and Technical Salaries

  Wage Estimates
Occupation Title

Employment

Median Hourly

Mean Hourly

Mean Annual

Healthcare Practitioner and Technical Occupations

110,770 $30.59 $35.21 $73,230
Chiropractors 520 $54.05 $63.83 $132,760
Dentists 1,800 * $72.80 $151,420
Orthodontists 

*

*

$92.39

$192,170

Dentists, All Specialties 

160

$50.78

$52.73

$109,680

Dietitians and Nutritionists 770 $26.09 $25.84 $53,740
Optometrists 480 $44.74 $45.12 $93,850
Pharmacists 3,230 $43.54 $43.12 $89,690
Anesthesiologists 730 * $80.17 $166,740
Family and General Practitioners 3,530 $66.71 $62.88 $130,790
Internists, General 940 * $74.00 $153,920
Obstetricians and Gynecologists 860 $55.73 $61.43 $127,770
Pediatricians, General 780 $41.09 $47.77 $99,360
Psychiatrists 650 $65.91 $61.74 $128,420
Surgeons 820 $59.52 $68.97 $143,450
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other

6,880

$57.69

$61.71

$128,350

Physician Assistants 1,800 $39.52 $38.21 $79,470
Podiatrists 130 $50.10 $61.76 $128,460
Registered Nurses 34,760 $32.11 $32.47 $67,530
Audiologists 350 $34.42 $34.04 $70,810
Occupational Therapists 1,330 $31.06 $31.13 $64,750
Physical Therapists 2,820 $32.97 $32.94 $68,510
Radiation Therapists 350 $28.31 $28.92 $60,150
Recreational Therapists 340 $19.43 $19.99 $41,590
Respiratory Therapists 1,270 $26.81 $27.33 $56,840
Speech-Language Pathologists 1,760 $32.87 $33.45 $69,580
Veterinarians 980 $45.03 $49.50 $102,970
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists 3,410 $51.44 $51.20 $106,490
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians 3,180 $25.69 $25.81 $53,680
Dental Hygienists 2,560 $17.19 $18.24 $37,940
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians 680 $25.54 $24.77 $51,520
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 730 $31.52 $30.66 $63,780
Nuclear Medicine Technologists 410 $32.76 $32.68 $67,970
Radiologic Technologists and Technicians 2,740 $27.35 $27.42 $57,030
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics * $21.09 $21.26 $44,210
Dietetic Technicians 590 $15.27 $14.59 $30,350
Pharmacy Technicians 3,630 $13.60 $14.05 $29,220
Psychiatric Technicians 960 $15.95 $16.27 $33,830
Respiratory Therapy Technicians 230 $22.90 $21.98 $45,710
Surgical Technologists 970 $20.96 $21.18 $44,040
Veterinary Technologists and Technicians 1,160 $14.19 $14.65 $30,470
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 8,400 $21.07 $21.35 $44,400
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians 2,460 $17.17 $17.96 $37,350
Opticians, Dispensing 1,480 $19.82 $19.55 $40,670
Health Technicians and Technologists, All Other

880

$18.89

$21.78

$45,300

Occupational Health and Safety Specialists

1,040

$33.58

$33.91

$70,530

Occupational Health and Safety Technicians 180 $21.84 $24.38 $50,710
Athletic Trainers 190 * * $46,210

* = not available,  Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics