Entry-Level Medical Laboratory Technician Salary (United States)

An Entry-Level Medical Laboratory Technician earns an average wage of $16.03 per hour.
Entry-Level Medical Laboratory Technician Total Pay (?
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$22,598 - $50,572
(Median)
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29K
35K
40K
51K
MEDIAN: $34,568
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Entry-Level Medical Laboratory Technician Total Pay (?
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$12.70 - $20.54
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$22,598 - $50,572  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $784  
Profit Sharing
$427.29 - $983  
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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$26,050 - $44,358  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 963
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.70 - $20.54  
   
Overtime
$9.49 - $30.17  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $784  
   
Profit Sharing
$427.29 - $983  
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).
)
$26,050 - $44,358  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 963
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Pay Difference By Location
Seattle
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Minneapolis
up arrow 8%
Richmond
up arrow 7%
Houston
up arrow 6%
San Antonio
up arrow 5%
Memphis
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Cleveland
0%
National Average
$34,000
Pittsburgh
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Charlotte
up arrow 10%
Sioux Falls
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Medical Laboratory Technician Salaries

Generalist Duties
up arrow 3%
Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 3%
Phlebotomy
up arrow 1%
National Average
$34,000
Microbiology
up arrow 6%
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Gender
Female
73%
female alumni
 
Male
27%
male alumni
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 18%
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