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Clinical Laboratory Scientist Salary

A Clinical Laboratory Scientist earns an average wage of $30.08 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Microbiology and Project Management.

$36,517 - $85,084
(Median)
$37K
$57K
$85K
MEDIAN: $57,416
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$19.61 - $45.22
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MEDIAN: $30
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$36,517 - $85,084  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,998  
Profit Sharing
$114.00 - $8,150  
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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$39,869 - $94,439  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 364
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$22$44$66
Hourly Rate
$19.61 - $45.22  
   
Overtime
$19.31 - $65.21  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,998  
   
Profit Sharing
$114.00 - $8,150  
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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$39,869 - $94,439  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 965

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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

  • 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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Clinical Laboratory Scientist

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Experience Affects Clinical Laboratory Scientist Salaries




National Average
$61,000


Skills That Affect Clinical Laboratory Scientist Salaries

Microbiology
up arrow 36%




Molecular Biology
up arrow 1%

Oncology
0%

National Average
$61,000

Data Analysis
up arrow 1%


Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 221 votes.

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 12%
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