The average pay for a Senior Medical Technologist is $29.24 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$50,463 - $82,855
(Median)
$50K
$67K
$83K
MEDIAN: $67,355
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$22.94 - $35.23
(Median)
$23
$29
$35
MEDIAN: $29.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$50,463 - $82,855  
   
Bonus
$1,500  
Profit Sharing
$1,100  
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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$49,601 - $78,053  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 40
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$22.94 - $35.23  
   
Overtime
$33.74 - $51.54  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,500  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,100  
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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$49,601 - $78,053  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 151
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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 7%

National Average
$63,000

Experienced
up arrow 1%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Skills That Affect Senior Medical Technologist Salaries

Generalist Duties
0%

National Average
$63,000

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
42%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
medical benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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