Histotechnologist Salary

The average pay for a Histotechnologist is $24.03 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
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$39,386 - $74,857
$39K
$52K
$75K
MEDIAN: $51,814
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50%
90%

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$17.97 - $33.25
$18
$25
$33
MEDIAN: $24.63
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$0$74K
Salary $39,386 - $74,857
Bonus $350 - $7,300
Profit Sharing $1,965
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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$37,722 - $70,864
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 73
Hourly Data $0$51
Hourly Rate $17.97 - $33.25
Hourly Tips $0.12
Overtime $26.65 - $51.67
Annual Data $0$70K
Bonus $350 - $7,300
Profit Sharing $1,965
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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$37,722 - $70,864
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 335

Job Description for Histotechnologist

A histotechnologist is a highly specialized person in the medical field and is crucial to the treatment of patients. They run and perform diagnostic tests on patient tissue samples to examine the microscopic aspects of diseases. In addition to diagnosing diseases at the cellular level, they provide guidance on how to treat these diseases in a way that is specifically tailored to an individual patient’s pathology. The histotechnologist is responsible for not only these diagnostics, but also the machinery involved, which often includes complex laboratory instruments.

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Histotechnologist Tasks

  • Prepare tissue samples by fixing, staining, dying, trimming, and other methods.
  • Identify and document technical issues, quality assurance, and procedural improvements.
  • Use, maintain, and calibrate laboratory equipment, and keep a clean, disinfected work space.
  • Receive, log, and document patient specimens and accompanying forms.

Common Career Paths for Histotechnologist


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Histotechnologist Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Histotechnologist

Pay by Experience for a Histotechnologist has a positive trend. An entry-level Histotechnologist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 216 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Histotechnologist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 109 salaries. An experienced Histotechnologist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 97 salaries. A Histotechnologist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 44 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $52,311

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Key Stats for Histotechnologist

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 47 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
13%

Experience Affects Histotechnologist Salaries

Late-Career
▲21%

▲10%

Mid-Career
▲4%

National Average
$52,000

▼13%

Skills That Affect Histotechnologist Salaries

▲6%

Histology
▲6%

embedding
▲3%


National Average
$52,000

grossing
▼3%

Team Leadership
▼6%

IHC
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 47 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 11%