Average Early-Career Medical / Clinical Laboratory Technician Hourly Pay

$17.70
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$700
Bonus
$1,000
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The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Medical / Clinical Laboratory Technician is $17.70.
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$12.66
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$17.70
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$24.15
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Hourly Rate
$13 - $24
Bonus
$99 - $3,772
Profit Sharing
$500 - $1,500
Total Pay
$26,907 - $51,357

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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.

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Popular Skills for Medical / Clinical Laboratory Technician

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

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 257 salaries. A mid-career Medical / Clinical Laboratory Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.22 based on 349 salaries. An experienced Medical / Clinical Laboratory Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.49 based on 352 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 16.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (13.0% more) and New York, New York (11.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (3.3% less) and Houston, Texas (0.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,199 survey responses.
Entry Level
21.4%
Mid Career
29.1%
Experienced
29.4%
Late Career
20.1%