Cytotechnologist Salary (United States)

A Cytotechnologist earns an average wage of $28.95 per hour.
Cytotechnologist Total Pay (?
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$47,774 - $79,020
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $63,913
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Cytotechnologist Total Pay (?
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$22.84 - $36.73
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $28.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$47,774 - $79,020  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,664  
Profit Sharing
$304.10 - $3,030  
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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$47,820 - $79,231  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 409
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$22.84 - $36.73  
   
Overtime
$32.11 - $53.07  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,664  
   
Profit Sharing
$304.10 - $3,030  
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).
)
$47,820 - $79,231  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 409
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Job Description for Cytotechnologist

  • Verify that data is connected to the correct patient.
  • Document results and enter data into laboratory information system.
  • Examine samples under a microscope to determine health and status of patient.
  • Perform routine maintenance on equipment and databases.

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Pay by Experience Level for Cytotechnologist

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

Pay Difference By Location

National Average
$62,000
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Experience Affects Cytotechnologist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 13%
Experienced
up arrow 11%
National Average
$62,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 4%
Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 109 votes.

Gender

Female
71%
female alumni
 
Male
29%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 7%
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