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Specimen Processor Salary

Earnings for Specimen Processors in the United States come in at around $13.01 per hour on average. The pay spectrum stretches from $10.39 per hour to $17.11. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Female Specimen Processors make up most of the survey respondents at 74 percent. Roughly one in four of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a strong majority report medical coverage and more than half claim dental coverage as well. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$10.39 - $17.11
(Median)
$10
$13
$17
MEDIAN: $13.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$10.39 - $17.11  
   
Overtime
$8.50 - $21.98  
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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$22,162 - $36,969  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 148

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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 25%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$27,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 66%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 24%
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