AU$23.02
Avg. Hourly Rate
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A Medical Laboratory Technician in Perth, Western Australia earns an average wage of AU$24.59 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.

AU$43,448 - AU$67,255
AU$60K
MEDIAN: AU$60,000
50%
AU$17.62 - AU$30.72
AU$18
AU$23
AU$31
MEDIAN: AU$23.02
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$70K
Salary AU$60,000
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$39,953 - AU$70,340
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 15 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 9
Hourly Data AU$0AU$36
Hourly Rate AU$17.62 - AU$30.72
Overtime AU$36.50
Annual Data AU$0AU$70K
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$39,953 - AU$70,340
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 15 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 12

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.

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Key Stats for Medical Laboratory Technician

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %
Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
10%

Experience Affects Medical Laboratory Technician Salaries

National Average
AU$52,000

▼11%

▼14%

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 22%
dental benefits
Dental: 22%
vision benefits
Vision: 33%
no benefits
None: 67%