A Medical / Clinical Laboratory Technician earns an average salary of AU$47,478 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field.

AU$39,012 - AU$67,942
AU$39K
AU$48K
AU$68K
MEDIAN: AU$48,478
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50%
90%
AU$19.91 - AU$30.78
AU$20
AU$25
AU$31
MEDIAN: AU$24.98
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$67K
Salary AU$39,012 - AU$67,942
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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AU$39,856 - AU$65,633
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 32
Hourly Data AU$0AU$30
Hourly Rate AU$19.91 - AU$30.78
Overtime AU$30.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$65K
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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AU$39,856 - AU$65,633
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 28

Job Description for Medical / Clinical Laboratory Technician

A medical/clinical laboratory technician performs a number of tasks in a medical laboratory within a hospital or other independent medical laboratory setting; their primary focus is generally specimen collection, processing, and handling. The medical laboratory technician is expected to follow all rules and protocols at all times, ensuring quality control for all collected specimens. Medical laboratory technicians also read, understand, analyze, maintain, and record all test results. They also help identify and resolve inconsistencies in patient results after analyzing the reports.

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Medical / Clinical Laboratory Technician Tasks

  • Conduct chemical tests on patient samples according to policies and guidelines.
  • Prepare standard volumetric solutions and reagents.
  • Maintain laboratory by cleaning and sterilizing the equipment, keeping inventory, and ordering lab supplies.
  • Analyze test results, produce reports, and consult with specialists as needed to reach diagnosis.

Medical / Clinical Laboratory Technician Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$50,476

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Key Stats for Medical / Clinical Laboratory Technician

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
13%

Experience Affects Medical / Clinical Laboratory Technician Salaries

National Average
AU$50,000

▼2%

▼7%

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 44%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision: 6%
no benefits
None: 50%