$55,058
Avg. Salary
$25.80
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Histologist is $25.80 per hour.

The average pay for a Histologist is $55,058 per year.

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$19.47
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$25.80
50%
$34.44
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90%
MEDIAN $25.80
10%
$42k
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$74k
90%
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MEDIAN $55,058
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MEDIAN: $55,058
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$0$74K
Salary $42,240 - $74,007
Bonus $0.00 - $5,087
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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$41,069 - $72,341
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 33
Hourly Data $0$45
Hourly Rate $19.47 - $34.44
Overtime $24.90 - $45.32
Annual Data $0$72K
Bonus $0.00 - $5,087
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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$41,069 - $72,341
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 129

Job Description

A histologist is generally hired by laboratories, such as research labs, development labs, or labs within a healthcare organization. Generally, the histologist should at least have an associate's degree or have graduated from a histology training program. Some organizations may be looking for prospective employees with a bachelor's degree in biology or a related field of science. Many companies require that the histologist must be certified by the American Society for Clinical Pathology and that they keep their certification renewed as required. Most organizations are looking for applicants that have at least one to three years of experience working in a laboratory environment, although some can require as many as 5 years of previous experience.

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Histologist Tasks
  • Perform routine analysis of body fluids and tissue.
  • Care for laboratory equipment.
  • Comply with and enforce all safety and regulatory practices.
  • Support the physicians by reporting accurate and relevant results.
  • Identify and diagnose infection, disease, parasitic infestation, or compatibility of fluid and tissue samples.

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Pay by Experience Level

Pay by Experience for a Histologist has a positive trend. An entry-level Histologist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 27 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Histologist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 18 salaries. An experienced Histologist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 24 salaries. A Histologist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 24 salaries.

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
30%

How Experience Affects Salaries

Late-Career
▲19%

National Average
$55,000

Experienced
▼6%

Mid-Career
▼12%

Entry-Level
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
30%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
no benefits
None: 17%