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Medical Cytotechnologist Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$80,314 (USD)

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Last updated: May 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Medical Cytotechnologist is $80,314 a year and $39 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Medical Cytotechnologist is between $57,193 and $99,353. 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

  • Examines cells of human body to detect evidence of cancer, hormonal abnormalities, and other pathological conditions, following established standards and practices.
  • Receives blood specimens or draws blood from patients according to established procedures to prevent patient infection and specimen contamination.
  • Stains, mounts, and prepares microscopic slides from specimens of blood, scrapings, or other bodily exudates, and fixes and stains slide to preserve specimen and enhance visibility of cells under microscope.
Medical Cytotechnologist Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists

Job family population: 164,410

Estimated population of Medical Cytotechnologist jobs: 20,352

Rate of error: 1.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Medical Cytotechnologist Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Apr 16
Chicago, United States
Rush University Medical Center
We are seeking an experienced, self-directed and highly motivated Cytotechnologist to join our Rush Medical Laboratory Genetics team at Rush University Medical Center! 1st Shift The cytotechnologist ...
Sales Ambassador (MN/WI/ND/SD/NE Territory) - Abbott Molecular Division (AMD)
May 17
Green Oaks, IL, USA
Abbott Laboratories
Bachelor's degree in Medical Technology Preferred. * Lab Experience in Molecular or FISH Cytogenetic Testing Preferred. * Previous sales experience is preferred but not required. * Cytotechnology lab ...
Attending Physician VIII (Hematopathology) - Pathology
May 10
Chicago, IL, USA
Cook County Government
Proactively reviews cases to select which ones need to be sent for flow cytometry and cytogenetics. ... medical education involv
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