Mid-Career Medical / Clinical Laboratory Technologist Salary (United States)

The average Clinical Laboratory Technologist earns approximately $22.51 per hour. Most workers in this profession enjoy health benefits; medical and dental coverage is claimed by most, and more than half earn vision coverage. Men are in the minority in the field, with female Mid-Career Clinical Laboratory Technologists making up 74 percent of workers. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
Mid-Career Medical / Clinical Laboratory Technologist Salary (?
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$36,007 - $64,524
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $51,536
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Mid-Career Medical / Clinical Laboratory Technologist Salary (?
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$17.76 - $28.67
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MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$36,007 - $64,524  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,318  
Profit Sharing
$983 - $1,965  
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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$37,085 - $62,438  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 180
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$17.76 - $28.67  
   
Overtime
$21.65 - $44.21  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,318  
   
Profit Sharing
$983 - $1,965  
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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$37,085 - $62,438  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 582
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Skills That Affect Mid-Career Medical / Clinical Laboratory Technologist Salaries

PCR Analysis
up arrow 17%
Molecular Biology
up arrow 14%
Troubleshooting
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Technical Analysis
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Quality Assurance / Quality Control
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National Average
$49,000
Phlebotomy
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Generalist Duties
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 205 votes.

Gender

Female
74%
female alumni
 
Male
26%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 14%
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