Average Medical / Clinical Laboratory Technician Hourly Pay

$18.59
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$800
Bonus
$1,250
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The average hourly pay for a Medical / Clinical Laboratory Technician is $18.59.
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$13.14
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$18.59
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$25.88
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Hourly Rate
$13 - $26
Bonus
$104 - $3,633
Profit Sharing
$102 - $8,808
Total Pay
$28,099 - $55,137

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Job Description for Medical / Clinical Laboratory Technician

Medical / Clinical Laboratory Technician Tasks
  • 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.

Job Satisfaction for Medical / Clinical Laboratory Technician

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Popular Employer Salaries for Medical / Clinical Laboratory Technician

The top respondents for the job title Medical / Clinical Laboratory Technician are from the companies Laboratory Corporation of America (LabCorp), Idexx Laboratories, Inc. and Memorial Hermann Hospital. Reported salaries are highest at Memorial Hermann Hospital where the average pay is $20.11. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Laboratory Corporation of America (LabCorp), earning around $19.90. Emory Healthcare pays the lowest at around $17.55. Idexx Laboratories, Inc. also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $19.00.

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Popular Skills for Medical / Clinical Laboratory Technician

Skills in Generalist Duties, Quality Assurance / Quality Control, Data Analysis and Microbiology are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Phlebotomy.

Pay by Experience Level for Medical / Clinical Laboratory Technician

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 $16.24 based on 255 salaries. An early career Medical / Clinical Laboratory Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.70 based on 887 salaries. A mid-career Medical / Clinical Laboratory Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.22 based on 345 salaries. An experienced Medical / Clinical Laboratory Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.49 based on 344 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $23.
Employees with Medical / Clinical Laboratory Technician in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 16.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (7.6% more) and Louisville, Kentucky (5.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (3.0% less), Houston, Texas (0.3% less) and Denver, Colorado (0.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,068 survey responses.
Entry Level
12.3%
Early Career
42.9%
Mid Career
16.7%
Experienced
16.6%
Late Career
11.5%