$52,963
Avg. Salary
$24.97
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$1,192

Bonus

$1,048

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Medical / Clinical Laboratory Technologist is $24.97 per hour.

The average pay for a Medical / Clinical Laboratory Technologist is $52,963 per year.

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$0$78K
Salary $35,743 - $78,771
Bonus $101 - $4,897
Profit Sharing $429 - $11,745
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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$35,967 - $73,092
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 594
Hourly Data $0$50
Hourly Rate $17.11 - $33.99
Hourly Tips $0.41
Overtime $19.17 - $50.95
Annual Data $0$73K
Bonus $101 - $4,897
Profit Sharing $429 - $11,745
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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$35,967 - $73,092
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,577

Job Description

A medical/clinical laboratory technologist is responsible for the analysis and testing of a variety of human bodily fluids including blood and urine. The technologist may be responsible for collecting these substances as well, and should therefore be comfortable working with people of all ages and backgrounds.

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Medical / Clinical Laboratory Technologist Tasks
  • Evaluate and interpret laboratory test results.
  • Maintain laboratory and laboratory equipment.
  • Maintain accurate records.
  • Perform complex medical laboratory tests for diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease.

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Pay by Experience Level

Pay by Experience for a Medical / Clinical Laboratory Technologist has a positive trend. An entry-level Medical / Clinical Laboratory Technologist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 600 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Medical / Clinical Laboratory Technologist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 271 salaries. An experienced Medical / Clinical Laboratory Technologist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 243 salaries. A Medical / Clinical Laboratory Technologist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 255 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

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National Average: $52,576

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Job Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Medical / Clinical Laboratory Technologist?

Medical / Clinical Laboratory Technologist in Albany:
"Under-appreciated, Nonexistent."
Pros: Supervisors are generally respectable and try their best to help, even if their help does next to nothing.
Cons: Several of the evening coworkers are unbearable and incredibly sadistic in their practice, inappropriate professional manner across departments, nursing staff and lab staff consistently arguing about who’s better at whose job, a human eat human atmosphere, and little room for growth

Medical / Clinical Laboratory Technologist in Richmond:
"Great."
Pros: Busy city life
Cons: traffic

Medical / Clinical Laboratory Technologist in Sebastian:
"Sebastian can be an enjoyable place to work."
Pros: I enjoy the people I work with at Sebastian. I feel we are responsible for too much and don't get paid for what we do. We also don't have enough staff to do the work we have, making it stressful.
Cons: It's stressful working at Sebastian because of the lack of staff.

Medical / Clinical Laboratory Technologist in Farmingdale:
Get some hospital experience.

Medical / Clinical Laboratory Technologist in Princeton:
"That the leadership shared your interest in education and."
Seek an employer who will help you learn to be the best you can be.

Medical / Clinical Laboratory Technologist in Omaha:
"Lack of respect from other departments."
Despite the lack of respect from doctors and nurses for lab personnel, just know that are doing the greater good.

Medical / Clinical Laboratory Technologist in Cary:
"Bad Pay."
For the level of education, and working alongside those with a similar level of education (ie BSRN, BS Pharm, BS Dietician, etc.), those working in the clinical laboratory field are extremely under paid and under recognized for their accomplishments in the healthcare field.

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Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 250 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
21%

How Experience Affects Salaries

▲15%

▲9%

▼0%

National Average
$53,000

▼13%

How Skills Affect Salaries

Hematology
▲3%

blood bank
▲2%



National Average
$53,000

Microbiology
▼1%


PCR Analysis
▼3%



▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 250 votes.

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 15%