Average Medical Laboratory Technician Hourly Pay in Birmingham, Alabama

$17.78
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$624
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The average hourly pay for a Medical Laboratory Technician in Birmingham, Alabama is $17.78.
10%
$14.28
10%
$17.78
50%
$22.35
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MEDIAN $17.78
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Hourly Rate
$14 - $22
Bonus
$0 - $624
Total Pay
$29,865 - $48,495

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Job Description for Medical Laboratory Technician

Medical Laboratory Technician Tasks
  • Perform calibration, testing, and quality control checks for all laboratory tests.
  • Identify and follow through on potential problems that may negatively affect patient test results.
  • Follow health and safety regulations when obtaining patient specimens.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Medical Laboratory Technician. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Medical Laboratory Technician
Medical Technologist
Medical / Clinical Laboratory Technician
Medical Laboratory Scientist
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Medical Laboratory Technician

Skills in Generalist Duties, Quality Assurance / Quality Control and Phlebotomy are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Medical Laboratory Technician

An early career Medical Laboratory Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $16.85 based on 20 salaries. A mid-career Medical Laboratory Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.78 based on 5 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $22.
Employees with Medical Laboratory Technician in their job title in Phoenix, Arizona earn an average of 16.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Nashville, Tennessee (15.1% more) and Cleveland, Ohio (15.1% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 32 survey responses.
Early Career
62.5%
Mid Career
15.6%
Late Career
21.9%