Years of Experience
Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $21.42 per hour on average. The greater proportion of employees (45 percent) report five to nine years of experience and bring home median pay of $21.22 per hour.
The highest paychecks go to Medical Laboratory Scientists, who earn an average $22.68 per hour, closely trailed by Medical Technologists (approximately $22.38), Clinical Laboratory Technologists (around $21.50), and Product Marketing Specialists (about $19.60). Medical Laboratory Technicians make an average approximately $15.37, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
Certifications and Degrees
Being an ASCP Certified Medical Technologist certainly has its perks — salaries approach $24.83 per hour and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. At Arup Laboratories, employees who hold a Bachelor's Degree receive the highest pay at $21.00.
In this position, it pays to have Quality Assurance / Quality Control in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of around $22.64 per hour. Generalist Duties is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; about one in three of Arup Laboratories' people use it regularly. Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Word are also desirable skills.
Benefits and Perks
Arup Laboratories workers get plenty of help saving for their golden years, with retirement savings options such as a 403(b) plan and a company pension plan. Almost all survey participants receive health insurance, and the vast majority of employees get dental coverage. Some other perks are life insurance, tuition reimbursement, gym membership, and a casual working environment.