Avg. Base Salary (ZAR)
The average salary for a Medical Technologist is R281,621
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Medical Technologists?
An entry-level Medical Technologist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R212,975 based on 14 salaries. An early career Medical Technologist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R254,938 based on 181 salaries. …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.