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Entry-Level Medical Laboratory Technician Salary

The average Entry-Level Medical Laboratory Technician earns approximately $16.43 per hour. Medical benefits are awarded to a fair number, and the larger part earn dental coverage. Female Entry-Level Medical Laboratory Technicians make up most of the survey respondents at 72 percent. Job satisfaction for Entry-Level Medical Laboratory Technicians is high. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$24,242 - $50,175
(Median)
$24K
$36K
$50K
MEDIAN: $35,757
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$12.80 - $20.94
(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
$24,242 - $50,175  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $705  
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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$26,394 - $45,297  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 218
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 - $20.94  
   
Overtime
$8.15 - $30.43  
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 - $705  
   
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).
)
$26,394 - $45,297  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,003

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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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Phlebotomy
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National Average
$35,000

Microbiology
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 144 votes.

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Common Health Benefits

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