Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Medical Technologist is $24.65
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Medical Technologists?
An early career Medical Technologist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $23.78 based on 5 salaries. A mid-career Medical Technologist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $22.99 based on 5 salaries. In their late career (20 …Read more
What Do Medical Technologists Do?
Medical technologists work on the side of the hospital that isn’t commonly seen by patients. They run tests, processes samples, and provide information about patients' conditions to doctors. The typical day for a medical technologist includes receiving samples that have been collected from doctors and examining them under a microscope or other device. After the examination, the technologist makes a diagnosis based on the sample. The diagnosis is sent back to the requesting physician, and it is …Read more
- 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.