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Histology / Histologic Technician Salary

The average rate for a Histology / Histologic Technician is $20.77 per hour. A skill in Immunohistochemistry is associated with high pay for this job.
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$30,767 - $60,849
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MEDIAN: $45,861
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$14.62 - $29.25
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$30,767 - $60,849  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,188  
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $6,500  
Total Pay (?
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$30,572 - $62,387  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 78
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$14.62 - $29.25  
   
Overtime
$18.19 - $45.65  
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,188  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $6,500  
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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$30,572 - $62,387  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 348
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Job Description for Histology / Histologic Technician

Histologic technician (also referred to as histology technicians or histotechnicians) are commonly found in both medical and research environments. This position involves working closely with pathologists, assisting in procedures to collect, prepare, and analyze specimens. Daily tasks include cleaning and preparing slides, cutting and staining specimens, and documenting the whole process. Other technical support may be needed as necessary, and regulations and protocols must be carefully followed at all times.

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Histology / Histologic Technician Tasks

  • Prepare and store reagents, cultures, tissues, and other materials.
  • Maintain calibration records, including maintenance and special checks of equipment.
  • Obtain, prepare, label, stain, and microscopically analyze specimens.
  • Assist in set-up, troubleshooting, and evaluation of new techniques and equipment.

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Pay by Experience Level for Histology / Histologic Technician

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

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Experience Affects Histology / Histologic Technician Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 18%

Late-Career
up arrow 17%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$44,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Skills That Affect Histology / Histologic Technician Salaries

Immunohistochemistry
up arrow 20%

Microtomy
up arrow 10%

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 2%

National Average
$44,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 66 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 13%