Average Histology / Histologic Technician Hourly Pay

$23.62
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$967
Bonus
$2,948
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The average hourly pay for a Histology / Histologic Technician is $23.62.
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$16.65
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Hourly Rate
$17 - $33
Bonus
$300 - $4,002
Profit Sharing
$593 - $6,000
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$35,119 - $70,453
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What Do Histology / Histologic Technicians Do?

Histology / Histologic Technician Tasks
  • Obtain, prepare, label, stain, and microscopically analyze specimens.
  • Assist in set-up, troubleshooting, and evaluation of new techniques and equipment.
  • Prepare and store reagents, cultures, tissues, and other materials.
  • Maintain calibration records, including maintenance and special checks of equipment.

Job Satisfaction for Histology / Histologic Technician

4.1 out of 5
(194)
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The top respondents for the job title Histology / Histologic Technician are from the companies Pathology Associates, Laboratory Corporation of America (LabCorp) and Ameripath, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at HCA, Inc. where the average pay is $25.88. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include MAWD Pathology and St. Mary's Hospital, earning around $22.14 and $21.19, respectively. Pathology Associates pays the lowest at around $18.50. Quest Diagnostics and Ameripath, Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $19.00 and $20.08, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Histology / Histologic Technicians?

Skills in Embedded / Real-Time / RTOS, Troubleshooting, Quality Assurance / Quality Control, Training and Histocompatibility are correlated to pay that is above average.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Histology / Histologic Technicians?

An entry-level Histology / Histologic Technician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $18.78 based on 54 salaries. An early career Histology / Histologic Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.03 based on 481 salaries. A mid-career Histology / Histologic Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $24.90 based on 261 salaries. An experienced Histology / Histologic Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $26.39 based on 244 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $30.
Employees with Histology / Histologic Technician in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 23.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (17.2% more) and Dallas, Texas (13.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (15.3% less) and Phoenix, Arizona (2.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,256 survey responses.
Entry Level
4.3%
Early Career
38.3%
Mid Career
20.8%
Experienced
19.4%
Late Career
17.2%