Clinical Technician Salary

Clinical Technicians in the United States can expect to earn an average of $14.59 per hour. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Clinical Technicians making up 74 percent. Medical benefits are awarded to a strong majority, and a majority earn dental coverage. Most Clinical Technicians report high levels of job satisfaction. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$35,000 - $48,409
$44K
MEDIAN: $44,219
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$10.45 - $18.32
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$0$48K
Salary $44,219
Total Pay (?
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$22,262 - $45,660
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 9
Hourly Data $0$30
Hourly Rate $10.45 - $18.32
Overtime $6.50 - $30.80
Annual Data $0$45K
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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$22,262 - $45,660
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 76

Job Description for Clinical Technician

Clinical technicians have a variety of job titles, including: clinical technologist, clinical laboratory science professional, medical technologist, and medical technician. This person is primarily responsible for the collection and analysis of bodily fluids and cells in order search for infections within the body. These technicians generally work within a laboratory during typical office hours (daytime, Monday-Friday), although hours can certainly vary. Places of employment include clinics, hospitals, public health laboratories, biotechnical companies, pharmaceutical companies, chemical companies, law enforcement/forensics laboratories, veterinary clinics, research laboratories, colleges, and blood donor centers.

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Pay by Experience Level for Clinical Technician

Pay by Experience for a Clinical Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Clinical Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 67 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Clinical Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 32 salaries. An experienced Clinical Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 20 salaries. A Clinical Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 11 salaries.

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Key Stats for Clinical Technician

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Clinical Technician Salaries

Late-Career
▲36%

Experienced
▲4%

Mid-Career
▼0%

National Average
$31,000

Entry-Level
▼2%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 19%