The average Clinical Technician in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $14.01 per hour. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Clinical Technicians making up 77 percent. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. While just over a fifth report receiving no health benefits, a strong majority do receive medical coverage, and a majority have dental, as well. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$21,532 - $64,341
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$22K
$41K
$64K
MEDIAN: $40,857
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$10.85 - $19.71
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$11
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$21,532 - $64,341  
   
Bonus
$610  
Total Pay (?
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$22,583 - $44,412  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 16
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.85 - $19.71  
   
Overtime
$17.00 - $32.01  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$610  
   
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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$22,583 - $44,412  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 116
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Job Description for Clinical Technician

Clinical technicians have a variety of job titles, including: clinical technologist, clinical laboratory science professional, medical technologist, and medical technician. This person is primarily responsible for the collection and analysis of bodily fluids and cells in order search for infections within the body. These technicians generally work within a laboratory during typical office hours (daytime, Monday-Friday), although hours can certainly vary. Places of employment include clinics, hospitals, public health laboratories, biotechnical companies, pharmaceutical companies, chemical companies, law enforcement/forensics laboratories, veterinary clinics, research laboratories, colleges, and blood donor centers.

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Pay by Experience Level for Clinical Technician

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


Average salaries for inexperienced employees average out to around $30K, but folks who have five to 10 years of experience earn a higher median of $30K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $29K. Seasoned workers who boast more than two decades of relevant experience enjoy a median salary of $43K, which is substantially larger than the medians reported by folks with fewer years on their resumes.

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Experience Affects Clinical Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 41%

National Average
$30,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 2%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Experienced
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
medical benefits
Vision: 58%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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