The American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) reports laboratory staff wage data for medical technologists, medical laboratory technicians, phlebotomists, histotechnicians, histotechnologists and cytotechnologists. Wage survey data for supervisor and management positions also included. Data from 2017; hospital, clinic, physician offices, reference laboratories covered by the survey; over 16,000 responses; published in American Journal of Clinical Pathology, October 2018
Learn about the Pharmacist Supply and Demand Projections to 2030 from the National Center for Health Workforce Analysis. An excess supply of pharmacists is expected, of nearly 19,000 to 51,000 (5% to 14% overage) from 2016 to 2030. Published 2019 as part of the federal HRSA Allied Health Workforce Projections
Find out what the job outlook is for pharmacy jobs, including wage rates. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook shows median pay for pharmacists at $126,120 per year (over $60 per hour) as of 2018. No growth expected in ten years ending 2028, but no shrinkage either. See details
The American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) conducted this radiologic sciences staffing survey of top radiology department managers (July 2016) to identify staffing levels and workloads. Special feature on proton therapy and linear accelerators. An estimated 12% response rate; interesting findings. Updated reports for 2017 and 2018 are available for a fee.
Survey in 2016 by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists identifies average salary of $65,756 nationally. Ranges shown by state from Alabama (average $52,230) to California ($92,396), and by work setting and position (radiology tech, radiation therapy, nuclear medicine, mammography, cardiovascular/interventional technology, sonographer, CT, MRI, etc.) Nearly 23,000 respondents. Report is 34 pages. Survey for 2019 is available for a fee.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) shows average salary / wages for hospital RNs ($77,670/year), and other healthcare occupations. Scroll to Table, and sort by Employment to see the largest categories of employees. Average salary for Physicians and Dentists also listed. National employment data updated May 2018
Nurses top the list of highly rated healthcare professionals, according to this annual Gallup poll. In the latest poll, reported in January 2020, 85% of Americans say nurses’ honesty and ethical standards are “very high” or “high.” Ratings of nurses were almost 20 points higher than the next best professionals: engineers (rated high or very high by 66%). Also in the top five, were health professionals medical doctors (65%), pharmacists (64%) and dentists (61%). Hands down, nurses are seen as highly trustworthy. In general, key healthcare staff rate well for honesty and ethical behavior. At the bottom of the list were car and insurance salespeople, as well as Senators and Members of Congress.
Wisconsin Hospital Association infographic and full 36-page report shows the average hospital vacancy rate in 2017 for CNAs was about 10%. Additional info about workforce age, career paths, RNs, Advanced Practice Nurses, Physician Assistants, Surgical Techs, LPNs, CRNAs, respiratory therapists and more. Visit the Workforce section at the bottom of the page. Published December 2018.