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Senior Medical Technologist Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Senior Medical Technologist is $27.45 per hour. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
Senior Medical Technologist Salary (?
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$49,382 - $74,456
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $60,850
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Senior Medical Technologist Salary (?
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$22.29 - $32.83
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $27.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$49,382 - $74,456  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,700  
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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$47,296 - $72,137  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 57
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$22.29 - $32.83  
   
Overtime
$16.86 - $49.36  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,700  
   
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).
)
$47,296 - $72,137  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 212
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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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Dallas
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$59,000
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Experience Affects Senior Medical Technologist Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
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National Average
$59,000
Mid-Career
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Skills That Affect Senior Medical Technologist Salaries

National Average
$59,000
Quality Assurance / Quality Control
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 71 votes.

Gender

Female
78%
female alumni
 
Male
22%
male alumni

Years of Experience

1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
39%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 12%