Medical Laboratory Assistant (MLA) Salary

The average wage for a Medical Laboratory Assistant (MLA) is $14.38 per hour.

$25,464 - $69,531
(Median)
$25K
$33K
$70K
MEDIAN: $32,910
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$11.41 - $20.66
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$25,464 - $69,531  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $881  
Total Pay (?
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$24,203 - $44,489  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 10
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$11.41 - $20.66  
   
Overtime
$14.68 - $29.99  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $881  
   
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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$24,203 - $44,489  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 144
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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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Experience Affects Medical Laboratory Assistant (MLA) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 27%

Experienced
up arrow 11%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$31,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
medical benefits
Vision: 57%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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