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Histologist Salary (United States)

The average wage for a Histologist is $22.13 per hour.
Histologist Salary (?
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$30,304 - $81,812
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $49,393
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Histologist Salary (?
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$13.79 - $29.30
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MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$30,304 - $81,812  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,887  
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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$30,111 - $66,830  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 27
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$13.79 - $29.30  
   
Overtime
$13.52 - $45.48  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,887  
   
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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$30,111 - $66,830  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 92
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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
  • Support the physicians by reporting accurate and relevant results.
  • Identify and diagnose infection, disease, parasitic infestation, or compatibility of fluid and tissue samples.
  • Comply with and enforce all safety and regulatory practices.
  • Perform routine analysis of body fluids and tissue.
  • Care for laboratory equipment.

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Pay by Experience Level for Histologist

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Experience Affects Histologist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 13%
Late-Career
up arrow 9%
Mid-Career
up arrow 2%
National Average
$47,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
69%
female alumni
 
Male
31%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 19%