Senior Medical Technologist Salary

The average pay for a Senior Medical Technologist is $27.55 per hour.

$50,563 - $76,978
(Median)
$51K
$62K
$77K
MEDIAN: $61,580
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90%

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$22.26 - $33.09
(Median)
$22
$28
$33
MEDIAN: $27.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$50,563 - $76,978  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,479  
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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$47,531 - $73,627  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 66
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$22.26 - $33.09  
   
Overtime
$18.00 - $50.13  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,479  
   
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).
)
$47,531 - $73,627  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 224
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Job Description for Senior Medical Technologist

The senior medical technologist is often hired by laboratories that are usually found in hospitals or clinics. Almost all companies are looking for applicants that have a bachelor's degree in medical technology or clinical laboratory science. In addition to a degree, some companies also require that the applicant is certified by the state as a technologist. The requirements for this certificate can vary depending on the state. In addition to the education and certification, many companies also desire that the applicant has a few years of experience working in a clinical laboratory setting. The senior medical technologist will mostly be working in a laboratory environment, and the job does not generally include any travel.

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Senior Medical Technologist Tasks

  • Train and supervise other technicians, instructing them in the protocols and equipment.
  • Calibrate, maintain, troubleshoot, test, and validate equipment and results.
  • Perform laboratory medical tests, ensuring that correct procedures are followed.
  • Update procedure manuals, making changes to improve accuracy and speed.

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Medical Technologist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Senior Medical Technologist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 6%

Experienced
up arrow 2%

National Average
$60,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Skills That Affect Senior Medical Technologist Salaries

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 1%

National Average
$60,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 50 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
41%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 12%
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