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Healthcare Technical Average Salaries in Austria 2021

How much money does a person working in Healthcare Technical make in Austria?

Average Monthly Salary
4,720 EUR
( 56,700 EUR yearly)


A person working in Healthcare Technical in Austria typically earns around 4,720 EUR per month. Salaries range from 2,020 EUR (lowest average) to 14,600 EUR (highest average, actual maximum salary is higher).

This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Salaries vary drastically between different Healthcare Technical careers. If you are interested in the salary of a particular job, see below for salaries for specific job titles.

Salaries for specific jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Academic Clinician7,280 EUR
Admitting Officer2,980 EUR
Ambulance Dispatcher3,010 EUR
Ambulance Driver2,810 EUR
Ambulance Officer and Paramedic3,310 EUR
Ambulatory Services Director5,610 EUR
Anatomic Pathology Supervisor6,590 EUR
Anesthesia Technician4,100 EUR
Anesthesiologist11,800 EUR
Anesthesiology Assistant4,260 EUR
Assistant Optometrist3,550 EUR
Audiologist6,970 EUR
Biomedical Engineering Director5,310 EUR
Biomedical Engineering Technician2,830 EUR
Cardiac Technician2,770 EUR
Cardiovascular Specialist15,800 EUR
Cardiovascular Technologist5,500 EUR
Central Sterile Processing Technician3,320 EUR
Charge Entry Specialist3,500 EUR
Clinical Application Specialist3,530 EUR
Clinical Biochemist6,800 EUR
Clinical Cytogeneticist5,880 EUR
Clinical Data Reviewer3,580 EUR
Clinical Development Specialist4,530 EUR
Clinical Field Associate3,680 EUR
Clinical Genetic Technologist5,890 EUR
Clinical Microbiologist7,840 EUR
Clinical Molecular Geneticist6,000 EUR
Clinical Neuropsychologist7,870 EUR
Clinical Research Coordinator4,390 EUR
Clinical Scientist7,470 EUR
CME Specialist5,890 EUR
CT Technologist3,660 EUR
Cytogenetic Technologist5,540 EUR
Diagnostic Medical Sonographer4,320 EUR
Dispensing Optician3,420 EUR
Dosimetrist5,200 EUR
EKG Technician3,470 EUR
Endoscopic Assistant3,310 EUR
Endoscopy Technician3,210 EUR
Enterostomal Therapist5,250 EUR
Epidemiologist6,320 EUR
FGP Ultrasound Techncian3,060 EUR
Health Systems Specialist4,710 EUR
Health Technologist5,350 EUR
Healthcare Data Analyst3,870 EUR
Hearing Aid Specialist3,980 EUR
Histotechnologist5,000 EUR
Immunologist6,850 EUR
Industrial Hygienist4,830 EUR
Infection Control Coordinator3,570 EUR
Infection Control Practitioner7,950 EUR
Infection Preventionist5,790 EUR
Informatics Practice Specialist4,130 EUR
Interventional Radiographer6,370 EUR
Lab Assistant3,060 EUR
Laboratory Manager5,550 EUR
Laboratory Technician2,960 EUR
Low Vision Therapist6,580 EUR
Mammography Technician3,100 EUR
Medical Coder2,670 EUR
Medical Courier2,120 EUR
Medical Equipment Preparer2,990 EUR
Medical Forms Designer2,550 EUR
Medical Technologist3,330 EUR
MRI Technologist2,930 EUR
Music Therapist4,540 EUR
Neonatologist8,090 EUR
Neurodiagnostic Techncian3,060 EUR
Neuropsychology Testing Assistant2,840 EUR
Nuclear Medical Technician4,140 EUR
Nuclear Medicine Technolgoist4,180 EUR
Nutrition Assistant2,930 EUR
Occupaitional Therapy Assistant3,280 EUR
Operating Room Scheduler2,780 EUR
Operating Room Services Director8,750 EUR
Ophthalmic Assistant3,410 EUR
Ophthalmic Laboratory Technician3,130 EUR
Optician6,810 EUR
Orthopedic Technician3,300 EUR
Orthoptist8,650 EUR
Orthotist8,770 EUR
Pathology Assistant3,150 EUR
Perfusionist9,450 EUR
Phlebotomist2,310 EUR
Pre Authorization Case Manager4,330 EUR
Prosthetist7,430 EUR
Radiation Therapist11,100 EUR
Radiation Therapy Technologist4,370 EUR
Radiographer7,250 EUR
Radiography Technologist4,430 EUR
Radiologic Technologist4,600 EUR
Radiology Technologist4,190 EUR
Respiratory Care Practitioner8,120 EUR
Respiratory Therapist6,070 EUR
Respiratory Therapy Technician3,630 EUR
Sonographer4,530 EUR
Sonography Technologist4,320 EUR
Speech and Language Pathologist6,280 EUR
Ultrasonographer3,630 EUR
Ultrasound Technologist3,250 EUR
Vascular Technologist2,970 EUR
X-Ray Technologist4,500 EUR

Healthcare Technical Jobs Salary Distribution in Austria

Median and salary distribution monthly Austria Healthcare Technical
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The median, the maximum, the minimum, and the range

  • Salary Range

    Healthcare Technical salaries in Austria range from 2,020 EUR per month (minimum average salary) to 14,600 EUR per month (maximum average salary, actual maximum is higher).

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 4,630 EUR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Healthcare Technical are earning less than 4,630 EUR while the other half are earning more than 4,630 EUR. The median represents the middle salary value. Generally speaking, you would want to be on the right side of the graph with the group earning more than the median salary.

  • Percentiles

    Closely related to the median are two values: the 25th and the 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of people working in Healthcare Technical are earning less than 2,990 EUR while 75% of them are earning more than 2,990 EUR. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Healthcare Technical are earning less than 9,400 EUR while 25% are earning more than 9,400 EUR.

What is the difference between the median and the average salary?

Both are indicators. If your salary is higher than both of the average and the median then you are doing very well. If your salary is lower than both, then many people are earning more than you and there is plenty of room for improvement. If your wage is between the average and the median, then things can be a bit complicated. We wrote a guide to explain all about the different scenarios. How to compare your salary

Salary Comparison by Years of Experience

How does a person's salary progress over time?

Salary Comparison By Experience Level
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The experience level is the most important factor in determining the salary. Naturally the more years of experience the higher the wage.

Generally speaking, employees having experience from two to five years earn on average 32% more than freshers and juniors across all industries and disciplines.

Professionals with experience of more than five years tend to earn on average 36% more than those with five years or less of work experience.

Change in salary based on experience varies drastically from one location to another and depends hugely on the career field as well. The data displayed here is the combined average of many different jobs. To view accurate figures, choose a specific job title.

As you hit the ten years mark, the salary increases by 21% and an additional 14% for those who have crossed the 15 years mark.

Those figures are presented as guidelines only. The numbers become more significant if you consider one job title at a time.

On average, a person's salary doubles their starting salary by the time they cross the 10 years* experience mark.
* Based on the average change in salary over time. Salary variations differ from person to person.

Healthcare Technical Salary Comparison By Gender

Salary comparison by gender monthly Austria Healthcare Technical
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Though gender should not have an effect on pay, in reality, it does. So who gets paid more: men or women? Male employees in Austria who work in Healthcare Technical earn 5% more than their female counterparts on average.

4,830 EUR
4,620 EUR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Comparison By Gender in Austria for all Careers

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Healthcare Technical Average Annual Salary Increment Percentage in Austria

How much are annual salary increments in Austria for Healthcare Technical professionals? How often do employees get salary raises?

Healthcare Technical

Healthcare Technical professionals in Austria are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 6% every 29 months. The national average annual increment for all professions combined is 5% granted to employees every 28 months.

Annual Salary Increment Rate Austria Healthcare Technical
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The figures provided here are averages of numbers. Those figures should be taken as general guidelines. Salary increments will vary from person to person and depend on many factors, but your performance and contribution to the success of the organization remain the most important factors in determining how much and how often you will be granted a raise.

Austria / All Professions

The term 'Annual Salary Increase' usually refers to the increase in 12 calendar month period, but because it is rarely that people get their salaries reviewed exactly on the one year mark, it is more meaningful to know the frequency and the rate at the time of the increase.

How to calculate the salary increment percentage?

The annual salary Increase in a calendar year (12 months) can be easily calculated as follows: Annual Salary Increase = Increase Rate x 12 ÷ Increase Frequency

The average salary increase in one year (12 months) in Austria is 2%.

Annual Increment Rate By Industry 2020

Information Technology

Listed above are the average annual increase rates for each industry in Austria for the year 2020. Companies within thriving industries tend to provide higher and more frequent raises. Exceptions do exist, but generally speaking, the situation of any company is closely related to the economic situation in the country or region. These figures tend to change frequently.

Worldwide Salary Raises: All Countries and All Jobs

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Healthcare Technical Bonus and Incentive Rates in Austria

How much and how often are bonuses being awarded?Annual Salary Bonus Rate Austria Healthcare Technical
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Healthcare Technical is considered to be a moderate bonus-based field due to the generally limited involvement in direct revenue generation, with exceptions of course. The people who get the highest bonuses are usually somehow involved in the revenue generation cycle.

66% of surveyed staff in Healthcare Technical reported that they haven't received any bonuses or incentives in the previous year while 34% said that they received at least one form of monetary bonus.

Those who got bonuses reported rates ranging from 3% to 6% of their annual salary.

Received Bonus
No Bonus

Types of Bonuses Considered

Individual Performance-Based Bonuses

The most standard form of bonus where the employee is awarded based on their exceptional performance.

Company Performance Bonuses

Occasionally, some companies like to celebrate excess earnings and profits with their staff collectively in the form of bonuses that are granted to everyone. The amount of the bonus will probably be different from person to person depending on their role within the organization.

Goal-Based Bonuses

Granted upon achieving an important goal or milestone.

Holiday / End of Year Bonuses

These types of bonuses are given without a reason and usually resemble an appreciation token.

Bonuses Are Not Commissions!

People tend to confuse bonuses with commissions. A commission is a prefixed rate at which someone gets paid for items sold or deals completed while a bonus is in most cases arbitrary and unplanned.

What makes a position worthy of good bonuses and a high salary?

The main two types of jobs

Revenue GeneratorsSupporting Cast

Employees that are directly involved in generating revenue or profit for the organization. Their field of expertise usually matches the type of business.

Employees that support and facilitate the work of revenue generators. Their expertise is usually different from that of the core business operations.

A graphics designer working for a graphics designing company.

A graphic designer in the marketing department of a hospital.

Revenue generators usually get more and higher bonuses, higher salaries, and more frequent salary increments. The reason is quite simple: it is easier to quantify your value to the company in monetary terms when you participate in revenue generation.

Try to work for companies where your skills can generate revenue. We can't all generate revenue and that's perfectly fine.

Bonus Comparison by Seniority Level

Top management personnel and senior employees naturally exhibit higher bonus rates and frequencies than juniors. This is very predictable due to the inherent responsibilities of being higher in the hierarchy. People in top positions can easily get double or triple bonus rates than employees down the pyramid.

Healthcare Technical Hourly Average Wage in Austria

27 EUR per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Austria is 27 EUR. This means that the average person in Austria earns approximately 27 EUR for every worked hour.

Hourly Wage = Annual Salary ÷ ( 52 x 5 x 8 )

The hourly wage is the salary paid in one worked hour. Usually jobs are classified into two categories: salaried jobs and hourly jobs. Salaried jobs pay a fix amount regardless of the hours worked. Hourly jobs pay per worked hour. To convert salary into hourly wage the above formula is used (assuming 5 working days in a week and 8 working hours per day which is the standard for most jobs). The hourly wage calculation may differ slightly depending on the worked hours per week and the annual vacation allowance. The figures mentioned above are good approximations and are considered to be the standard. One major difference between salaried employees and hourly paid employees is overtime eligibility. Salaried employees are usually exempt from overtime as opposed to hourly paid staff.

Healthcare Technical VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Healthcare Technical and Health and Medical monthly Austria
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The average salary for Healthcare Technical is 17% less than that of Health and Medical. Also, Health and Medical salaries are 49% more than those of All Jobs.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Dornbirn4,310 EUR
Graz5,550 EUR
Innsbruck4,760 EUR
Klagenfurt4,670 EUR
Linz4,930 EUR
Salzburg4,840 EUR
St. Polten4,400 EUR
Vienna5,650 EUR
Villach4,580 EUR
Wels4,490 EUR
Wiener Neustadt4,220 EUR

Government vs Private Sector Salary Comparison

Where can you get paid more, working for a private company or for the government? Public sector employees in Austria earn 7% more than their private sector counterparts on average across all sectors.

Private Sector
3,640 EUR
Public Sector+7%
3,900 EUR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

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