The average pay for a Histotechnologist is $21.56 per hour.
Histotechnologist Total Pay (?
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$32,434 - $67,826
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MEDIAN: $46,827
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Histotechnologist Total Pay (?
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$15.11 - $30.10
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MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$32,434 - $67,826  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,745  
Profit Sharing
$5.14 - $2,959  
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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$31,995 - $65,405  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 454
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$15.11 - $30.10  
   
Overtime
$21.94 - $44.42  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,745  
   
Profit Sharing
$5.14 - $2,959  
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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$31,995 - $65,405  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 454
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Job Description for Histotechnologist
Histotechnologists assist pathologists in lab settings by preparing tissue samples and documenting all information that is acquired through testing. Preparing tissue samples involves trimming, staining, dying, and fixing samples. The education requirement for histotechnologists is fairly low. histotechnologists require a clinical education in histotechnology, an associate's degree, or training at a hospital. histotechnologists need to be certified by accredited certification boards. States have different requirements for certification, so histotechnologists must be certified in every state that they practice in.
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Histotechnologist Tasks
  • Use, maintain, and calibrate laboratory equipment, and keep a clean, disinfected work space.
  • Receive, log, and document patient specimens and accompanying forms.
  • Prepare tissue samples by fixing, staining, dying, trimming, and other methods.
  • Identify and document technical issues, quality assurance, and procedural improvements.
Pay by Experience Level for Histotechnologist
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
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$46,000
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Experience Affects Histotechnologist Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$46,000
Entry-Level
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Gender
Female
78%
female alumni
 
Male
22%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
16%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 17%
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