Careers by Salary

  • $30,000 to $55,000
  • $56,000 to $75,000
  • More than $76,000

$30,000 to $55,000

CareerMedian salaryWork typeHigher education required

Phlebotomy technician

$34,000

Patient care

Less than 1 year

Central service technician

$35,000

Support and administration

1-4 years

Health information manager

$39,000

Support and administration

2-4 years

Hemodialysis technician

$39,000

Patient care

Less than 1 year

Medical massage therapist

$40,000

Patient care

1 year

Surgical technologist

$46,000

Patient care

1-2 years

Athletic trainer

$47,000

Patient care

4-6 years

Hospital chaplain

$48,000

Patient care

4-6 years

Recreational therapist

$48,000

Patient care

2-4 years

Neurodiagnostic technologist

$49,000

Patient care

1-2 years

Histology technician

$52,000

Laboratory

1-2 years

Medical laboratory scientist

$52,000

Laboratory

2-4 years

Molecular genetics technologist

$52,000

Laboratory

4-6 years

Cardiovascular invasive specialist

$55,000

Patient care

1-3 years

Medical social worker

$55,000

Patient care

4-6 years

$56,000 to $75,000

CareerMedian salaryWork typeHigher education required

Surgical first assistant

$56,000

Patient care

2-6 years

Radiologic technologist

$58,000

Patient care

2-4 years

Dietitian

$59,000

Patient care

4 years

Child life specialist

$60,000

Patient care

4-6 years

Respiratory therapist

$60,000

Patient care

2-4 years

Cytogenetic technologist

$61,000

Laboratory

4-5 years

Pathologists' assistant

$69,000

Laboratory

6-8 years

Nurse

$70,000

Patient care

1-8 years

Perioperative nurse

$70,000

Patient care

4-6 years

Cardiac sonographer

$71,000

Patient care

2-6 years

Diagnostic medical sonographer

$71,000

Patient care

2-6 years

Cytotechnologist

$75,000

Laboratory

4-5 years

More than $76,000

CareerMedian salaryWork typeHigher education required

Audiologist

$76,000

Patient care

8 years

Nuclear medicine technologist

$76,000

Patient care

2-4 years

Positron emission tomography technologist

$76,000

Patient care

2-4 years

Genetic counselor

$77,000

Patient care

6 years

Medical speech-language pathologist

$77,000

Patient care

6-8 years

Radiation therapist

$81,000

Patient care

2-4 years

Occupational therapist

$83,000

Patient care

6-8 years

Physical therapist

$87,000

Patient care

6-8 years

Nurse midwife

$101,000

Patient care

6-8 years

Nurse practitioner

$104,000

Patient care

6-8 years

Physician assistant

$105,000

Patient care

6-7 years

Medical physicist

$119,000

Patient care

6-8 years

Cardiovascular perfusionist

$124,000

Patient care

4-6 years

Pharmacist

$124,000

Patient care

6-8 years

Nurse anesthetist

$169,000

Patient care

6-8 years

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