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Histology Technician Salary
in Seattle, Washington

$64,251 (USD)

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Last updated: June 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Histology Technician is $64,251 a year and $31 an hour in Seattle, Washington, United States. The average salary range for a Histology Technician is between $46,670 and $78,895. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Histology Technician. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Seattle, Washington.

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Job Summary

  • Examines and prepares histologic slides from tissue sections for microscopic examination and patient diagnosis.
  • Uses rapid tissue processing and frozen section technique to freeze, cut, mount, and stain tissue specimen received from surgery, biopsy, and anatomical tissues upon preparation of sections of human or animal tissue for immediate examination.
  • Operates computerized laboratory equipment to fix, dehydrate, and infiltrate with wax, tissue specimens to be preserved for study by Pathologist.
Histology Technician Job Prevalence in Seattle, Washington, United States

Job family: Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians

Job family population: 157,970

Estimated population of Histology Technician jobs: 20,116

Rate of error: 1.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



About Seattle, Washington

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Description: Seattle ( (listen) see-AT-əl) is a seaport city on the West Coast of the United States. It is the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 744,955 residents as of 2018, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. According to U.S. Census data released in 2018, the Seattle metropolitan area's population stands at 3.94 million, and ranks as the 15th largest in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. In July 2016, Seattle...

Histology Technician Job Listings for Seattle, Washington

Lab Technician
Jun 20
Snoqualmie, WA, USA
Staffing Technologies
Lab Technician Location: Snoqualmie, WA Duration: Long Term Contract(W2) Primary Skills: * Provide technical support in the development of best-in-class systems for patient monitoring and telemetry.
Electronic Digital Lab Technician
Jun 18
North Bend, WA, USA
Staffing Technologies
Lab Technician - Snoqualmie, 98065 Monday-Friday (8am-5pm) Provide technical support in the development of best-in-class systems for patient monitoring and telemetry. Technical support will include ...
Lab Technician (19-0298)
May 23
Renton, WA, USA
Oil States Energy Services (OSES)
POSITION SUMMARY: Set up various test apparatus, conduct testing, and assist in collecting data while following a test plan under the guidance of the Engineering Department. Assist with equipment ...
Supervisor, Laboratory - Histology
Apr 25
Seattle, United States
Virginia Mason Medical Center
Histology Hours: Variable In this Laboratory Supervisor role you will ensure the smooth flow of Histology section operations by directing the work of laboratory staff. Develop, modify, implement and ...
Medical Lab Technician - $3850 per week
May 17
*****, WA, USA
Wanderly offers top paying assignments from TotalMed Staffing. Compare your offer with the market to maximize compensation. Chat anonymously with recruiters & submit a universal application w/ 1 ...
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