Histologist Salary

The average wage for a Histologist is $23.09 per hour.

$43,267 - $94,752
(Median)
$43K
$60K
$95K
MEDIAN: $60,500
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$16.28 - $30.23
(Median)
$16
$23
$30
MEDIAN: $23.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$43,267 - $94,752  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,020  
Total Pay (?
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$35,252 - $71,597  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 20
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$16.28 - $30.23  
   
Overtime
$22.47 - $45.37  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,020  
   
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).
)
$35,252 - $71,597  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 102
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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

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

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Experience Affects Histologist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 13%

Experienced
up arrow 6%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$50,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
medical benefits
Vision: 55%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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