The average salary for a Clinical Laboratory Scientist is $66,866 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Cardiology and Oncology. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for employees with more than 20 years' experience.
Clinical Laboratory Scientist Total Pay (?
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$40,968 - $98,852
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MEDIAN: $66,866
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Clinical Laboratory Scientist Total Pay (?
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$17.51 - $48.31
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MEDIAN: $27.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$40,968 - $98,852  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,200  
Profit Sharing
$102.13 - $7,830  
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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$39,795 - $102,537  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 3,853
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$17.51 - $48.31  
   
Overtime
$18.00 - $66.23  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,200  
   
Profit Sharing
$102.13 - $7,830  
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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$39,795 - $102,537  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 3,853
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Job Description for Clinical Laboratory Scientist
Clinical Laboratory Scientists typically engage in high-level testing and research on a range of biological, or chemical, agents and specimens, dependent upon the focus of the company, or laboratory. It is usually conducting inside a secure laboratory facility, often with strict rules concerning contamination and use of potentially dangerous chemicals. Standard safety equipment can include a lab coat, safety glasses, surgical gloves, booties and hair nets.
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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
$65,000

Skills That Affect Clinical Laboratory Scientist Salaries

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Gender
Female
74%
female alumni
 
Male
26%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
8%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 10%
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