The average pay for an Entry-Level Medical Laboratory Technician is AU$22.61 per hour.

AU$37,161 - AU$61,979
AU$37K
AU$48K
AU$62K
MEDIAN: AU$47,896
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50%
90%
AU$18.75 - AU$27.03
AU$19
AU$23
AU$27
MEDIAN: AU$22.56
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$61K
Salary AU$37,161 - AU$61,979
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$38,868 - AU$60,597
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 11 Feb 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 34
Hourly Data AU$0AU$40
Hourly Rate AU$18.75 - AU$27.03
Overtime AU$34.39
Annual Data AU$0AU$60K
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$38,868 - AU$60,597
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 11 Feb 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 43

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 Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$47,377

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Key Stats for Medical Laboratory Technician

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Job Satisfaction

Somewhat satisfied
Rated 2 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
68%
5-9 years
16%

Job Satisfaction

Somewhat satisfied
Rated 2 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 16%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
vision benefits
Vision: 8%
no benefits
None: 80%