Specimen Processor Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Specimen Processor is $12.81 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
Specimen Processor Total Pay (?
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$10.08 - $18.60
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$10.08 - $18.60  
   
Overtime
$3.88 - $22.84  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,010  
   
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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$21,183 - $39,620  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 67
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Job Description for Specimen Processor
  • Prepare and process requests for single tube specimens as requested.
  • Prepare specimen samples for storage, document relevant specimen information, and resolve any inconsistencies in documentation.
  • Receive, process, unload, and unpack all specimens for testing in the appropriate laboratory departments.
  • Determine if specimens meet laboratory standards, document any specimen quality issues, and ensure specimens are discarded properly.

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Experience Affects Specimen Processor Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 29%
National Average
$27,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 7%
Mid-Career
up arrow 7%
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Gender
Female
79%
female alumni
 
Male
21%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
4%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 69% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 27%
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