Clinical Laboratory Scientist Salary

A Clinical Laboratory Scientist earns an average wage of $29.94 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are blood bank, Project Management, and Microbiology.

$38,671 - $86,490
(Median)
$39K
$58K
$86K
MEDIAN: $57,528
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$19.87 - $45.49
(Median)
$20
$30
$45
MEDIAN: $29.00
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$38,671 - $86,490  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,057  
Profit Sharing
$484.79 - $6,492  
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).
)
$40,730 - $94,898  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 448
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$22$44$66
Hourly Rate
$19.87 - $45.49  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$18.76 - $64.86  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,057  
   
Profit Sharing
$484.79 - $6,492  
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).
)
$40,730 - $94,898  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,191
United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

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.

Read More...

Clinical Laboratory Scientist Tasks

  • 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.
  • Plan and direct studies to investigate human or animal disease, preventive methods, and treatments for disease.
  • 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.

Common Career Paths for Clinical Laboratory Scientist


Add this chart to your site:   640px 640px    300px 300px

Clinical Laboratory Scientist Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Popular Employer Salaries for Clinical Laboratory Scientist

Popular Skills for Clinical Laboratory Scientist

Pay by Experience Level for Clinical Laboratory Scientist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $61,045

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Related Job Salaries

United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

Experience Affects Clinical Laboratory Scientist Salaries




National Average
$61,000


Skills That Affect Clinical Laboratory Scientist Salaries

blood bank
up arrow 27%


Microbiology
up arrow 10%


Generalist Duties
up arrow 4%

Molecular Biology
0%

Regulatory Compliance
0%

National Average
$61,000

Data Analysis
up arrow 2%

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 2%


Flow Cytometry
up arrow 10%

Chemistry
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 196 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
medical benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 11%
ADVERTISEMENT