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Laboratory Assistant Blood & Plasma Salary

$42,125 (USD)

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Last updated: May 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Laboratory Assistant Blood & Plasma is $42,125 a year and $20 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Laboratory Assistant Blood & Plasma is between $31,584 and $50,869. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

  • Performs routine laboratory tasks related to processing whole blood and blood components.
  • Centrifuges whole blood to produce various components including packed red cells, platelet concentrate, washed red cells, and plasma.
  • Examines blood stock at designated intervals to confirm that all units are in satisfactory condition.
  • Observes thermostats on storage units to confirm that temperature remains constant at designated temperature.
  • Inspects blood units returned from hospitals to determine whether plasma can be salvaged and if so refers to plasma salvage unit.
Laboratory Assistant Blood & Plasma Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians

Job family population: 157,970

Estimated population of Laboratory Assistant Blood & Plasma jobs: 14,647

Rate of error: 1.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Laboratory Assistant Blood & Plasma Job Listings for United States

Laboratory Assistant
May 16
Durham, NC, USA
Voca LLC
Job Description · The laboratory assistant is responsible for biological (e.g. blood, urine) specimen receipt, identification verification, processing and storage. · The laboratory assistant is ...
Phlebotomist - (Laboratory Assistant)
May 17
Los Angeles, United States
Los Angeles Community Hospitals
Phlebotomist - (Laboratory Assistant) Company/Legal Entity Alta Los Angeles Hospitals, Inc. City ... Procures blood samples from patients and labels accurately to preserve the integrity of specimens ...
Laboratory Assistant 2 - Laboratory - 32 hrs/wk (EOW including travel)
May 8
Springfield, IL, USA
Springfield Clinic llp
... the Laboratory Assistant 2 is responsible for performing a variety of functions either ... blood, processing specimens, order entry in lab computer, logging results, performing glucose ...
Nurse - RN
May 7
Cheektowaga, NY, USA
CSL Plasma
Assesses results of donor screening and laboratory tests to determine initial and continuing donor ... plasma or whole blood collection center or other regulated environment preferred • Ability to ...
Licensed Practical Nurse - Bilingual English/Spanish Required!
May 10
San Luis, AZ, USA
CSL Plasma
Administration and supervision of approved immunizations other than red blood cell immunizations. ... CSL Plasma also has a state-of-the-art testing laboratory that features some of the most advanced ...
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