Medical Laboratory Assistant (MLA) Salary

The average wage for a Medical Laboratory Assistant (MLA) is $13.94 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$29,748 - $53,062
$38K
MEDIAN: $38,442
50%

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$11.17 - $20.23
$11
$14
$20
MEDIAN: $13.94
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$38,442  
   
Bonus
$300.00  
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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$23,886 - $44,515  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 8
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.17 - $20.23  
   
Overtime
$14.85 - $31.56  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$300.00  
   
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).
)
$23,886 - $44,515  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 82
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Job Description for Medical Laboratory Assistant (MLA)

Medical laboratory assistants (MLAs) are responsible for assisting with laboratory duties and completing medical tasks on behalf of their organization. They are in charge of completing administrative tasks, processing laboratory results as required, and interacting with other medical professionals and patients. Medical laboratory assistants also use a computer system to process lab specimens, keep technical records, develop reports, and perform data entry for patients, laboratory results, and other information.

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Pay by Experience Level for Medical Laboratory Assistant (MLA)

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

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Key Stats for Medical Laboratory Assistant (MLA)

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Medical Laboratory Assistant (MLA) Salaries

Late-Career
▲37%

Mid-Career
▲6%

Experienced
▼0%

National Average
$30,000

Entry-Level
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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