Compare Top Health Care Careers and Salaries

Top health care careers are compared side by side.

Medical Assistant

Median Annual Salary $29,370
Job Growth 29% through 2022, much faster than average

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' 2014-15 Occupational Outlook Handbook; Medical Assistants.

Medical Billing / Coding Specialist

Median Annual Salary $34,160
Job Growth 22% through 2022, faster than average

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' 2014-15 Occupational Outlook Handbook; Medical Records and Health Information Technicians.

Pharmacy Technician

Median Annual Salary $29,320
Job Growth 20% through 2022, faster than average

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' 2014-15 Occupational Outlook Handbook, Pharmacy Technician.

Health Information Manager

Median Annual Salary $88,580
Job Growth 23% through 2022, faster than average

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' 2014-15 Occupational Outlook Handbook, Medical and Health Services Managers.

Phlebotomy Technician

Median Annual Salary $29,730
Job Growth 27% through 2022, much faster than average

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' 2014-15 Occupational Outlook Handbook, Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologist or Technician.

Radiologic Technologist

Median Annual Salary $55,910
Job Growth 21% through 2022, faster than average

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' 2014-15 Occupational Outlook Handbook, Radiologic Technologists.

Dental Assistant

Median Annual Salary $34,500
Job Growth 25% per 2022, much faster than average

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' 2014-15 Occupational Outlook Handbook, Dental Assistant.

Medical Transcriptionist

Median Annual Salary $34,020
Job Growth 8% through 2022, as fast as average

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' 2014-15 Occupational Outlook Handbook, Medical Transcriptionists.

Medical Lab Technician

Median Annual Salary $37,240
Job Growth 14% through 2022, as fast as average

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' 2014-15 Occupational Outlook Handbook, Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians.

Medical Office Manager

Median Annual Salary $76,870
Job Growth 12% through 2022, as fast as average

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' 2014-15 Occupational Outlook Handbook, Administrative Service Managers.

Veterinary Technician

Median Annual Salary $30,290
Job Growth 30% through 2022, much faster than average

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' 2014-15 Occupational Outlook Handbook, Veterinary Technologists and Technicians.

Surgical Technologist

Median Annual Salary $41,790
Job Growth 30% through 2022, much faster than average

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' 2014-15 Occupational Outlook Handbook, Surgical Technologist.

*The salary information listed is based on a national average, unless noted. Actual salaries may vary greatly based on specialization within the field, location, years of experience and a variety of other factors. National long-term projections of employment growth may not reflect local and/or short-term economic or job conditions, and do not guarantee actual job growth.