The average wage for a Medical Laboratory Assistant (MLA) is C$20.82 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

C$21,140 - C$49,665
C$21K
C$34K
C$50K
MEDIAN: C$33,796
10%
50%
90%
C$13.97 - C$24.58
C$14
C$20
C$25
MEDIAN: C$20.17
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$51K
Salary C$21,140 - C$49,665
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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C$28,355 - C$51,155
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 26
Hourly Data C$0C$42
Hourly Rate C$13.97 - C$24.58
Overtime C$7.73 - C$42.67
Annual Data C$0C$51K
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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C$28,355 - C$51,155
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 257

Job Description for Medical Laboratory Assistant (MLA)

Medical laboratory assistants (MLAs) are responsible for assisting with laboratory duties and completing medical tasks on behalf of their organization. They are in charge of completing administrative tasks, processing laboratory results as required, and interacting with other medical professionals and patients. Medical laboratory assistants also use a computer system to process lab specimens, keep technical records, develop reports, and perform data entry for patients, laboratory results, and other information.

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Pay by Experience Level for Medical Laboratory Assistant (MLA)

Pay by Experience for a Medical Laboratory Assistant (MLA) has a positive trend. An entry-level Medical Laboratory Assistant (MLA) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$42,000 based on 97 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Medical Laboratory Assistant (MLA) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$46,000 based on 21 salaries. An experienced Medical Laboratory Assistant (MLA) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$49,000 based on 13 salaries. A Medical Laboratory Assistant (MLA) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$56,000 based on 5 salaries.

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Key Stats for Medical Laboratory Assistant (MLA)

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Medical Laboratory Assistant (MLA) Salaries

Late-Career
▲34%

Experienced
▲16%

Mid-Career
▲10%

National Average
C$42,000

▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
no benefits
None: 26%