Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Medical / Clinical Laboratory Technician is $19.22
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Medical / Clinical Laboratory Technicians?
An entry-level Medical / Clinical Laboratory Technician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $16.82 based on 208 salaries. An early career Medical / Clinical Laboratory Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total …Read more
What Do Medical / Clinical Laboratory Technicians Do?
A medical/clinical laboratory technician performs a number of tasks in a medical laboratory within a hospital or other independent medical laboratory setting; their primary focus is generally specimen collection, processing, and handling. The medical laboratory technician is expected to follow all rules and protocols at all times, ensuring quality control for all collected specimens. Medical laboratory technicians also read, understand, analyze, maintain, and record all test results. They also …Read more
- Conduct chemical tests on patient samples according to policies and guidelines.
- Prepare standard volumetric solutions and reagents.
- Maintain laboratory by cleaning and sterilizing the equipment, keeping inventory, and ordering lab supplies.
- Analyze test results, produce reports, and consult with specialists as needed to reach diagnosis.