Medical / Clinical Laboratory Technologist Salary (United States)

The average wage for a Medical / Clinical Laboratory Technologist is $22.72 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. A skill in Microbiology is associated with high pay for this job.
Medical / Clinical Laboratory Technologist Total Pay (?
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$35,170 - $67,055
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MEDIAN: $50,338
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Medical / Clinical Laboratory Technologist Total Pay (?
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$16.81 - $29.65
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MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$35,170 - $67,055  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,513  
Profit Sharing
$300.67 - $3,973  
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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$35,412 - $63,889  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 3,466
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$16.81 - $29.65  
   
Overtime
$14.50 - $44.44  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,513  
   
Profit Sharing
$300.67 - $3,973  
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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$35,412 - $63,889  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 3,466
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Job Description for Medical / Clinical Laboratory Technologist
A medical/clinical laboratory technologist is responsible for the analysis and testing of a variety of human bodily fluids including blood and urine. The technologist may be responsible for collecting these substances as well, and should therefore be comfortable working with people of all ages and backgrounds.
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Medical / Clinical Laboratory Technologist Tasks
  • Maintain accurate records.
  • Perform complex medical laboratory tests for diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease.
  • Evaluate and interpret laboratory test results.
  • Maintain laboratory and laboratory equipment.
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Pay Difference By Location
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Seattle
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Dallas
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Philadelphia
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Atlanta
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National Average
$49,000
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Experience Affects Medical / Clinical Laboratory Technologist Salaries

National Average
$49,000

Skills That Affect Medical / Clinical Laboratory Technologist Salaries

Microbiology
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Hematology
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blood bank
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Chemistry
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Troubleshooting
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Technical Analysis
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Quality Assurance / Quality Control
0%
National Average
$49,000
Generalist Duties
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Gender
Female
72%
female alumni
 
Male
28%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
22%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 14%
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