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Entry-Level Medical Laboratory Technician Salary

Median pay for Entry-Level Medical Laboratory Technicians lies in the neighborhood of $16.46 per hour. A strong majority report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the larger part collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Entry-Level Medical Laboratory Technicians. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Entry-Level Medical Laboratory Technicians making up 71 percent. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$24,275 - $50,187
(Median)
$24K
$36K
$50K
MEDIAN: $35,852
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$12.80 - $20.86
(Median)
$13
$16
$21
MEDIAN: $16.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$24,275 - $50,187  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $679  
Profit Sharing
$409.76 - $900  
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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$26,423 - $45,366  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 222
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.80 - $20.86  
   
Overtime
$8.19 - $30.47  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $679  
   
Profit Sharing
$409.76 - $900  
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).
)
$26,423 - $45,366  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,026

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Medical Laboratory Technician Salaries

Generalist Duties
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Quality Assurance / Quality Control
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National Average
$35,000

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Microbiology
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 143 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 66%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 18%
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