A Medical Laboratory Technician earns an average wage of AU$23.97 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

AU$38,323 - AU$71,814
AU$38K
AU$49K
AU$72K
MEDIAN: AU$49,241
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50%
90%
AU$19.28 - AU$29.87
AU$19
AU$24
AU$30
MEDIAN: AU$23.97
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$71K
Salary AU$38,323 - AU$71,814
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$39,577 - AU$66,881
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 50
Hourly Data AU$0AU$43
Hourly Rate AU$19.28 - AU$29.87
Overtime AU$35.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$66K
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$39,577 - AU$66,881
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 69

Job Description for Medical Laboratory Technician

Medical laboratory technicians perform standard medical lab tests such as blood tests, immunoassays, and cultures. They must be able to work independently to take lab tests and interpret patient results. They also must work with other health care professionals, such as doctors and nurses, to solve medical problems. Additionally, they are responsible for phlebotomy work, which includes the collection and preparation of patient samples, such as blood, urine, or stool. They must observe patient confidentiality protocols, as they are often working with sensitive personal information.

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Medical Laboratory Technician Tasks

  • Perform calibration, testing, and quality control checks for all laboratory tests.
  • Identify and follow through on potential problems that may negatively affect patient test results.
  • Follow health and safety regulations when obtaining patient specimens.

Medical Laboratory Technician Pay By Employer

$0$76K

$36,965

$38,610

$37,440

Baptist Hospital
13 profiles
$36,245

HCA, Inc.
12 profiles
$44,763

$45,362

U.S. Navy
9 profiles
$48,000

Mercy Hospital
8 profiles
$37,346

Baptist Health
6 profiles
$39,520

U.S. Army
6 profiles
$48,980

Medical Laboratory Technician Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Medical Laboratory Technician

Pay by Experience for a Medical Laboratory Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Medical Laboratory Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$47,000 based on 74 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Medical Laboratory Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$50,000 based on 37 salaries. An experienced Medical Laboratory Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$56,000 based on 17 salaries. A Medical Laboratory Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$66,000 based on 9 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$49,899

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Key Stats for Medical Laboratory Technician

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Medical Laboratory Technician Salaries

▲32%

▲12%

National Average
AU$50,000

▼1%

▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 22%
dental benefits
Dental: 5%
vision benefits
Vision: 8%
no benefits
None: 76%