Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Medical Laboratory Scientist is $26.32
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Medical Laboratory Scientists?
An entry-level Medical Laboratory Scientist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $24.24 based on 143 salaries. An early career Medical Laboratory Scientist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $25.19 based on …Read more
What Do Medical Laboratory Scientists Do?
Medical laboratory scientists are responsible for performing laboratory tasks related to the medical field for their organization. They are in charge of completing routine medical analysis, quality control testing, and other research activities. Medical laboratory scientists need to pay strong attention to detail to prevent human error, as well as laboratory instrument failure. These professionals also collect specimens, and process them accordingly. In all tasks, the medical laboratory …Read more
- Perform medical testing, scientific examinations, and molecular diagnostics.
- Enter results data and ensure accuracy of test results.
- Assess functionality of, maintain, and adjust laboratory equipment.
- Collect and analyze body fluid samples for various diseases, deficiencies, and drug levels.