Medical Laboratory Scientist in Melbourne, Victoria Salary (Australia)

The average salary for a Medical Laboratory Scientist in Melbourne, Victoria is AU$62,840 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

AU$47,468 - AU$91,349
AU$47K
AU$63K
AU$91K
MEDIAN: AU$62,840
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50%
90%
AU$23.27 - AU$38.64
AU$23
AU$28
AU$39
MEDIAN: AU$27.78
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$91K
Salary AU$47,468 - AU$91,349
Bonus AU$1,350
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$48,819 - AU$90,098
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 16
Hourly Data AU$0AU$60
Hourly Rate AU$23.27 - AU$38.64
Overtime AU$60.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$90K
Bonus AU$1,350
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$48,819 - AU$90,098
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 16

Job Description for Medical Laboratory Scientist

Medical laboratory scientists are responsible for performing laboratory tasks related to the medical field for their organization. They are in charge of completing routine medical analysis, quality control testing, and other research activities. Medical laboratory scientists need to pay strong attention to detail to prevent human error, as well as laboratory instrument failure. These professionals also collect specimens, and process them accordingly. In all tasks, the medical laboratory scientists must follow strict privacy and safety protocols to avoid laboratory and material contamination.

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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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Key Stats for Medical Laboratory Scientist

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Medical Laboratory Scientist Salaries

▲16%

▲11%

National Average
AU$61,000

▼9%

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 25%
dental benefits
Dental: 25%
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 75%