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Medical Cytogenetic Technologist Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$65,229 (USD)

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Last updated: May 23, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Medical Cytogenetic Technologist is $65,229 a year and $31 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Medical Cytogenetic Technologist is between $47,447 and $80,029. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Prepares, examines, and analyzes chromosomes found in biological specimens, such as amniotic fluids, bone marrow, and blood, to aid in diagnosis and treatment of genetic diseases.
  • Selects and prepares specimen and media for cell culture, using aseptic technique, knowledge of medium components, and cell nutritional requirements.
  • Harvests cell culture at optimum time sequence based on knowledge of cell cycle differences and culture conditions.
  • A degree in health sciences is required for this position.
Medical Cytogenetic Technologist Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists

Job family population: 164,410

Estimated population of Medical Cytogenetic Technologist jobs: 16,530

Rate of error: 1.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,716,450 (2017), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Medical Cytogenetic Technologist Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Apr 16
Chicago, United States
Rush University Medical Center
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Apr 30
Chicago, Illinois, USA
Soliant Health
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Medical Technologist
May 2
Chicago, IL, USA
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Medical Technologist IV
Apr 20
Schaumburg, IL, USA
We are currently seeking a Medical Technologist (MT, MLS, Lab Associate) for our Schaumburg, IL location. This is a full time (40 hrs.) day shift (9:00 AM - 5:30 PM) position and is benefits eligible.
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