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Average Clinical Laboratory Scientist Hourly Pay

$34.33
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$1,224
Bonus
$1,000
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The average hourly pay for a Clinical Laboratory Scientist is $34.33.
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$21.69
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$34.33
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$51.73
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$22 - $52
Bonus
$98 - $6,375
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$129 - $2,980
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$45,387 - $107,630
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What Do Clinical Laboratory Scientists Do?

Job Satisfaction for Clinical Laboratory Scientist

3.7 out of 5
(236)
Highly Satisfied
14Reviews
The top respondents for the job title Clinical Laboratory Scientist are from the companies Kaiser Permanente, Sutter Health and Quest Diagnostics. Reported salaries are highest at Sutter Health where the average pay is $56.74. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include University of California San Francisco (UCSF) Medical Center and Kaiser Permanente, earning around $52.53 and $42.21, respectively. The Johns Hopkins Hospital pays the lowest at around $24.40. HCA, Inc. and Dignity Health also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $30.38 and $38.00, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Clinical Laboratory Scientists?

Skills in Generalist Duties and Molecular Biology are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Data Analysis, Microbiology and Quality Assurance / Quality Control.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Clinical Laboratory Scientists?

An entry-level Clinical Laboratory Scientist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $25.62 based on 117 salaries. An early career Clinical Laboratory Scientist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $30.27 based on 654 salaries. A mid-career Clinical Laboratory Scientist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $34.81 based on 367 salaries. An experienced Clinical Laboratory Scientist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $37.20 based on 409 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $38.
Employees with Clinical Laboratory Scientist in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 52.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (29.6% more) and Irvine, California (24.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Baltimore, Maryland (29.4% less) and San Antonio, Texas (29.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,924 survey responses.
Entry Level
6.1%
Early Career
34.0%
Mid Career
19.1%
Experienced
21.3%
Late Career
19.6%