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Medical / Clinical Laboratory Technologist Salary (United States)

A Medical / Clinical Laboratory Technologist earns an average wage of $22.68 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.
Medical / Clinical Laboratory Technologist Salary (?
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$35,205 - $67,026
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $50,465
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Medical / Clinical Laboratory Technologist Salary (?
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$16.66 - $29.77
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MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$35,205 - $67,026  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,487  
Profit Sharing
$302.01 - $4,085  
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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$35,240 - $64,112  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 647
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$16.66 - $29.77  
   
Overtime
$14.06 - $44.62  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,487  
   
Profit Sharing
$302.01 - $4,085  
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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$35,240 - $64,112  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,336
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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 by Experience Level for Medical / Clinical Laboratory Technologist

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

Pay Difference By Location

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Dallas
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Denver
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Orlando
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National Average
$49,000
Chicago
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Experience Affects Medical / Clinical Laboratory Technologist Salaries

National Average
$49,000

Skills That Affect Medical / Clinical Laboratory Technologist Salaries

Troubleshooting
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Technical Analysis
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Quality Assurance / Quality Control
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National Average
$49,000
Generalist Duties
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
72%
female alumni
 
Male
28%
male alumni

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 14%