Histologist Salary

The average wage for a Histologist is $24.19 per hour.

$40,931 - $73,410
$41K
$52K
$73K
MEDIAN: $52,037
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50%
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$18.00 - $32.15
$18
$24
$32
MEDIAN: $24.38
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$0$73K
Salary $40,931 - $73,410
Bonus $0.00 - $6,787
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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$39,232 - $69,080
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 22
Hourly Data $0$46
Hourly Rate $18.00 - $32.15
Overtime $25.52 - $46.98
Annual Data $0$69K
Bonus $0.00 - $6,787
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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$39,232 - $69,080
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 66

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Job Description for Histologist

A histologist is generally hired by laboratories, such as research labs, development labs, or labs within a healthcare organization. Generally, the histologist should at least have an associate's degree or have graduated from a histology training program. Some organizations may be looking for prospective employees with a bachelor's degree in biology or a related field of science. Many companies require that the histologist must be certified by the American Society for Clinical Pathology and that they keep their certification renewed as required. Most organizations are looking for applicants that have at least one to three years of experience working in a laboratory environment, although some can require as many as 5 years of previous experience.

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Histologist Tasks

  • Perform routine analysis of body fluids and tissue.
  • Care for laboratory equipment.
  • Comply with and enforce all safety and regulatory practices.
  • Support the physicians by reporting accurate and relevant results.
  • Identify and diagnose infection, disease, parasitic infestation, or compatibility of fluid and tissue samples.

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Pay by Experience Level for Histologist

Pay by Experience for a Histologist has a positive trend. An entry-level Histologist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 27 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Histologist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 18 salaries. An experienced Histologist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 24 salaries. A Histologist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 24 salaries.

Key Stats for Histologist

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
31%
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Experience Affects Histologist Salaries

Late-Career
▲27%

Experienced
▼0%

National Average
$52,000

Mid-Career
▼7%

Entry-Level
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
31%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
no benefits
None: 14%
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