Clinical Laboratory Scientist Salary

A Clinical Laboratory Scientist earns an average wage of $29.79 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Oncology and Project Management.

$39,540 - $91,822
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$59K
$92K
MEDIAN: $58,521
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$20.51 - $48.22
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MEDIAN: $30.19
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$0$99K
Salary $39,540 - $91,822
Bonus $0.00 - $4,989
Profit Sharing $2,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$42,469 - $99,774
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 367
Hourly Data $0$70
Hourly Rate $20.51 - $48.22
Hourly Tips $35.00
Overtime $22.01 - $70.90
Annual Data $0$99K
Bonus $0.00 - $4,989
Profit Sharing $2,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$42,469 - $99,774
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,014

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Job Description for Clinical Laboratory Scientist

Clinical laboratory scientists generally work for hospitals and independent medical laboratories. Candidates for this position are generally required to have a bachelor’s degree in biology, chemistry, laboratory science, or a related field, as well as necessary certifications as required by employers.

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Clinical Laboratory Scientist Tasks

  • Conduct research to develop methodologies, instrumentation and procedures for medical application, analyzing data and presenting findings.
  • Prepare and analyze organ, tissue and cell samples to identify toxicity, bacteria, or microorganisms, or to study cell structure.
  • Plan and direct studies to investigate human or animal disease, preventive methods, and treatments for disease.
  • Investigate cause, progress, life cycle, or mode of transmission of diseases or parasites.
  • Evaluate effects of drugs, gases, pesticides, parasites, and microorganisms at various levels.

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Pay by Experience Level for Clinical Laboratory Scientist

Pay by Experience for a Clinical Laboratory Scientist has a positive trend. An entry-level Clinical Laboratory Scientist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 723 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Clinical Laboratory Scientist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 339 salaries. An experienced Clinical Laboratory Scientist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $67,000 based on 288 salaries. A Clinical Laboratory Scientist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $74,000 based on 232 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $61,648

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Key Stats for Clinical Laboratory Scientist

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 124 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
17%
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Experience Affects Clinical Laboratory Scientist Salaries

▲20%

▲9%

▲1%

National Average
$62,000

▼12%

Skills That Affect Clinical Laboratory Scientist Salaries

▲26%


blood bank
▲8%


Generalist
▲3%

National Average
$62,000

Molecular Biology
▼1%

Regulatory Compliance
▼2%




Chemistry
▼9%

Flow Cytometry
▼10%

▼11%

Hematology
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 124 votes.

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
no benefits
None: 10%
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