Entry-Level Medical Laboratory Technician Salary

For Entry-Level Medical Laboratory Technicians, hourly average wages total $16.59 per hour. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to a fair number, and more than half earn dental coverage. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$25,039 - $48,787
(Median)
$25K
$36K
$49K
MEDIAN: $36,021
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$12.81 - $21.09
(Median)
$13
$17
$21
MEDIAN: $16.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$25,039 - $48,787  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $750  
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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$26,648 - $45,518  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 223
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.81 - $21.09  
   
Overtime
$8.17 - $30.49  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $750  
   
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).
)
$26,648 - $45,518  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,066
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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

Phlebotomy
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Microbiology
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 141 votes.

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 18%
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