Compare Top Health Care Careers and Salaries

Top health care careers compared side by side.

Medical Assistant

Median Annual Salary $29,960
Job Growth 23% through 2024, much faster than average

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' 2016-17 Occupational Outlook Handbook; Medical Assistants.

Medical Billing / Coding Specialist

Median Annual Salary $35,900
Job Growth 15% through 2024, faster than average

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' 2016-17 Occupational Outlook Handbook; Medical Records and Health Information Technicians.

Pharmacy Technician

Median Annual Salary $29,810
Job Growth 9% through 2024, slightly faster than average

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' 2016-17 Occupational Outlook Handbook, Pharmacy Technician.

Health Information Manager

Median Annual Salary $92,810
Job Growth 17% through 2024, faster than average

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' 2016-17 Occupational Outlook Handbook, Medical and Health Services Managers.

Phlebotomist

Median Annual Salary $30,670
Job Growth 25% through 2024, much faster than average

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' 2016-17 Occupational Outlook Handbook, Phlebotomists.

Radiologic Technologist

Median Annual Salary $57,370
Job Growth 9% through 2024, slightly faster than average

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' 2016-17 Occupational Outlook Handbook, Radiologic Technologists.

Dental Assistant

Median Annual Salary $35,390
Job Growth 18% through 2024, much faster than average

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' 2016-17 Occupational Outlook Handbook, Dental Assistant.

Medical Transcriptionist

Median Annual Salary $34,750
Job Growth -3% through 2024, slower than average

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' 2016-17 Occupational Outlook Handbook, Medical Transcriptionists.

Medical Lab Technician

Median Annual Salary $49,310
Job Growth 16% through 2024, faster than average

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' 2016-17 Occupational Outlook Handbook, Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians.

Medical Office Manager

Median Annual Salary $83,790
Job Growth 8% through 2024, about average job growth

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' 2016-17 Occupational Outlook Handbook, Administrative Service Managers.

Veterinary Technician

Median Annual Salary $31,070
Job Growth 19% through 2024, much faster than average

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' 2016-17 Occupational Outlook Handbook, Veterinary Technologists and Technicians.

Surgical Technologist

Median Annual Salary $43,350 
Job Growth 15% through 2024, faster than average

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' 2016-17 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.