Average Medical Laboratory Scientist Hourly Pay in Australia

AU$31.58
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AU$2,000
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The average hourly pay for a Medical Laboratory Scientist in Australia is AU$31.58.
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A$23.95
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A$31.58
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A$41.95
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Hourly Rate
AU$24 - AU$42
Bonus
AU$800 - AU$20,000
Total Pay
AU$49,541 - AU$88,760
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What Do Medical Laboratory Scientists Do?

Medical Laboratory Scientist Tasks
  • Perform medical testing, scientific examinations, and molecular diagnostics.
  • Enter results data and ensure accuracy of test results.
  • Assess functionality of, maintain, and adjust laboratory equipment.
  • Collect and analyze body fluid samples for various diseases, deficiencies, and drug levels.

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What Are Popular Skills for Medical Laboratory Scientists?

Skills in Technical Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microbiology, Generalist Duties and Quality Assurance / Quality Control.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Medical Laboratory Scientists?

An entry-level Medical Laboratory Scientist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$28.50 based on 12 salaries. An early career Medical Laboratory Scientist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$29.53 based on 52 salaries. A mid-career Medical Laboratory Scientist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$32.49 based on 31 salaries. An experienced Medical Laboratory Scientist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$38.43 based on 26 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$41.
Employees with Medical Laboratory Scientist in their job title in Perth, Western Australia earn an average of 26.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Brisbane, Queensland (5.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Sydney, New South Wales (7.6% less) and Melbourne, Victoria (4.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 129 survey responses.
Entry Level
9.3%
Early Career
40.3%
Mid Career
24.0%
Experienced
20.2%
Late Career
6.2%