Top Healthcare Careers and Salaries

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Healthcare Careers & Salaries Compared Side by Side

Read on to compare healthcare salaries and job growth data. Click the link under each health specialty to read an in-depth article about what you’ll do on the job, what education you should have, and what your earning potential is.

Medical Assistant

Median Annual Salary$33,610
Job Growth29% through 2026, much faster than average

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics 2018-19 Occupational Outlook Handbook, Medical Records and Health Information Technicians

Medical Billing / Coding Specialist

Median Annual Salary$40,350
Job Growth13% through 2026, faster than average

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ 2018-19 Occupational Outlook Handbook; Medical Records and Health Information Technicians

Pharmacy Technician

Median Annual Salary$32,700
Job Growth12% through 2026, faster than average

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ 2018-19 Occupational Outlook Handbook, Pharmacy Technician.

Health Information Manager

Median Annual Salary$99,730
Job Growth20% through 2026, much faster than average

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ 2018-19 Occupational Outlook Handbook, Medical and Health Services Managers.

Phlebotomist

Median Annual Salary$34,480
Job Growth25% through 2026, much faster than average

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ 2018-19 Occupational Outlook Handbook, Phlebotomists.

Radiologic Technologist

Median Annual Salary$59,520
Job Growth12% through 2026, slightly faster than average

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ 2018-19 Occupational Outlook Handbook, Radiologic Technologists.

Dental Assistant

Median Annual Salary$38,660
Job Growth19% through 2026, much faster than average

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ 2018-19 Occupational Outlook Handbook, Dental Assistant.

Medical Transcriptionist

Median Annual Salary$34,770
Job Growth-3% through 2026, slower than average

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ 2018-19 Occupational Outlook Handbook, Medical Transcriptionists.

Medical Lab Technician

Median Annual Salary$52,330
Job Growth13% through 2026, faster than average

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ 2018-19 Occupational Outlook Handbook, Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians.

Medical Office Manager

Median Annual Salary$96,180
Job Growth10% through 2026, about average job growth

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ 2018-19 Occupational Outlook Handbook, Administrative Service Managers.

Veterinary Technician

Median Annual Salary$34,420
Job Growth20% through 2026, much faster than average

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ 2018-19 Occupational Outlook Handbook, Veterinary Technologists and Technicians.

Surgical Technologist

Median Annual Salary$47,300
Job Growth12% through 2026, faster than average

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ 2018-19 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.