Medical Technologist in Chicago, Illinois Salary

The average rate for a Medical Technologist in Chicago, Illinois is $24.94 per hour. A skill in Molecular Biology is associated with high pay for this job.

$36,766 - $66,820
$37K
$52K
$67K
MEDIAN: $51,644
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$19.86 - $30.94
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$36,766 - $66,820  
   
Bonus
$1,000  
Total Pay (?
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$42,327 - $70,244  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 12
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$19.86 - $30.94  
   
Overtime
$2.14 - $46.91  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$1,000  
   
Total Pay (?
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$42,327 - $70,244  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 50

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About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

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Pay by Experience Level for Medical Technologist

Pay by Experience for a Medical Technologist has a positive trend. An entry-level Medical Technologist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 30 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Medical Technologist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 20 salaries. An experienced Medical Technologist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 9 salaries. A Medical Technologist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 14 salaries.

Key Stats for Medical Technologist

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
23%
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Experience Affects Medical Technologist Salaries

▲20%

Mid-Career
▲3%

Experienced
▲3%

National Average
$52,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Medical Technologist Salaries

Molecular Biology
▲35%

National Average
$52,000



Oral / Verbal Communication
▼4%

Phlebotomy
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
no benefits
None: 13%