Highest Paying Industries for Medical, Dental, and Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians

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Industry nameHourly wageAnnual salary
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories32.0666690
Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance28.1958630
Repair and Maintenance27.4357050
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)26.3954890
Hospitals, Local government owned25.6153260
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Local government owned25.6153260
Federal Executive Branch25.4252860
Federal government, including the US Postal Service25.4252860
Local government, including schools and hospitals25.2352470
Federal, State, and Local Government25.1452290
Federal, State, and Local Government, excluding state and local schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service25.1452290
Outpatient Care Centers24.9151810
Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service24.2850500
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)24.0349970
Specialty hospitals, Privately owned23.9849870
Scientific Research and Development Services22.9647760
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences22.8747570
Offices of All Other Health Practitioners22.2446260
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)21.9245580
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)21.845340
Educational Services, Privately owned21.4244550
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, Privately owned21.4244550
Hospitals, Privately owned21.3444390
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Privately owned21.1143910
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals20.3642350
Educational Services (including private, state, and local government schools)19.8341240
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)19.7541090
State government, including schools and hospitals19.7140990
Offices of Dentists19.6740910
Educational Services, State government owned18.9139330
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, State government owned18.7238930
Health Care and Social Assistance (including private, state, and local government hospitals)18.4438360
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services18.4138280
Ambulatory Health Care Services18.2337910
Home Health Care Services18.0837610
Miscellaneous Manufacturing18.0437510
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing18.0437510
Management of Companies and Enterprises17.9737370
Manufacturing17.9637360
Offices of Physicians17.9237280
All industries17.6336660
All industries, private ownership only17.5536490
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing16.9835330
Machinery Manufacturing16.9735290
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing16.7934920
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing16.7934920
Pharmacies and Drug Stores16.6734680
Employment Services16.6234570
Sector 56- Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services16.5734470
Administrative and Support Services16.5734470
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing16.3534020
Rental and Leasing Services16.3534020
Consumer Goods Rental16.333910
Offices of Other Health Practitioners15.4132060
Retail Trade15.2431700
Wholesale Trade15.1531520
Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists15.1431490
Social Assistance15.1331470
Health and Personal Care Stores15.1231450
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods15.0231240
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers15.0231240
Offices of Optometrists14.8830960

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