Occupational Employment Statistics


29-2099 Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other

All health technologists and technicians not listed separately.

Geography EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Northwest Minnesota 405$23.35/hr$14.04/hr$15.93/hr$19.78/hr$29.03/hr$39.11/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Financial ActivitiesN/AN/A
Professional and Business ServicesN/AN/A
Education and Health Services1,070$26.10/hr
Public Administration60$29.45/hr
Geography EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Rochester MN MSA N/A$25.14/hrN/A
Northeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Balance of State N/A$16.51/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 30$19.81/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 30$27.33/hrN/A
Northwest Balance of State 40$21.44/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 40$19.78/hr23.2%
Southeast Balance of State 50$24.45/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 70$27.40/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 80$25.82/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 90$17.86/hr29.0%
Central Minnesota 110$28.24/hr14.6%
Fargo ND-MN MSA 110$18.40/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 230$24.67/hrN/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 650$28.47/hr11.5%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 700$28.00/hrN/A
Minnesota 1,140$26.30/hr14.9%

Occupations EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Radiologic Technologists and Technicians 4,960$32.60/hr14.6%
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists 670$38.04/hr26.2%
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians 1,310$32.39/hr9.6%
Nuclear Medicine Technologists 240$42.71/hr11.8%
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 1,310$38.91/hr20.5%
Dental Assistants 5,730$24.42/hr8.3%
Dental Hygienists 5,160$36.07/hr8.2%
Ophthalmic Medical Technicians 1,090$24.13/hr15.9%
Phlebotomists 1,600$18.70/hr26.2%
Medical Assistants 10,010$19.79/hr25.3%

  • Conduct tonometry or tonography tests to measure intraocular pressure.
  • Take and document patients' medical histories.
  • Administer topical ophthalmic or oral medications.
  • Measure visual acuity, including near, distance, pinhole, or dynamic visual acuity, using appropriate tests.
  • Position patient on examining table and set up and adjust equipment to obtain optimum view of specific body area as requested by physician.
  • Position x-ray equipment and adjust controls to set exposure factors, such as time and distance.
  • Measure and record lens power, using lensometers.
  • Calculate corrections for refractive errors.
  • Determine patients' x-ray needs by reading requests or instructions from physicians.
  • Prepare and set up x-ray room for patient.