Entry-Level Medical Laboratory Technicians can expect to earn an average of $17.52 per hour. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Most enjoy medical while the greater part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. For the most part, Entry-Level Medical Laboratory Technicians enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$24,724 - $50,150
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$25K
$36K
$50K
MEDIAN: $36,319
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$13.87 - $22.29
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$14
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$24,724 - $50,150  
   
Bonus
$460.00 - $5,171  
Profit Sharing
$425.00  
Total Pay (?
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$28,467 - $48,070  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 227
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$13.87 - $22.29  
   
Overtime
$3.85 - $31.06  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$460.00 - $5,171  
   
Profit Sharing
$425.00  
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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$28,467 - $48,070  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,047
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $36,775

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Home to some of the best pay for Entry-Level Medical Laboratory Technicians, Boston offers exceptional salaries, 14 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Medical Laboratory Technicians can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Seattle (+13 percent), San Diego (+12 percent), Phoenix (+8 percent), and San Antonio (+7 percent). One of the biggest compensable factors for Entry-Level Medical Laboratory Technicians is geography, with workers in El Paso earning a whopping 21 percent below the national average. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Birmingham (5 percent less) and Memphis (4 percent less).

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Skills That Affect Medical Laboratory Technician Salaries

blood bank
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Microbiology
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National Average
$37,000

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Phlebotomy
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 84 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
medical benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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