The average hourly pay for a Lab Technologist in Canada is C$20.94.
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Job Description for Lab Technologist
Lab technologists are in charge of performing standard laboratory procedures with minimal technical supervision. They complete clerical functions that include identifying, processing, and labeling data, as well as delivering that data to designed areas in their department. Lab technologists complete reports based on their findings and collect samples as required by the project's needs. In all tasks, lab technologists must follow safety and privacy policies to maintain confidentiality, health sta…Read more
Lab Technologist Tasks
- Conduct blood tests and blood counts.
- Maintain, set up, sterilize, and calibrate medical laboratory equipment.
- Analyze results of tests using mechanical or electrical devices to identify any abnormalities.
- Enter any abnormalities or diseases into the database.
- Perform manual and automated tests for diagnosis.
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Pay by Experience Level for Lab Technologist
An entry-level Lab Technologist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$18.22 based on 19 salaries. An early career Lab Technologist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$19.62 based on 125 salaries. A mid-career Lab Technologist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$24.40 based on 37 salaries. An experienced Lab Technologist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$24.85 based on 34 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$34.
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Employees with Lab Technologist in their job title in Ottawa, Ontario earn an average of 48.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Toronto, Ontario (16.9% more) and Vancouver, British Columbia (9.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Winnipeg, Manitoba (24.6% less), Mississauga, Ontario (18.9% less) and Edmonton, Alberta (2.8% less).
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