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Medical Laboratory Technician Salary

$46,597 (USD)

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Last updated: June 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Medical Laboratory Technician is $46,597 a year and $22 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Medical Laboratory Technician is between $34,510 and $56,696. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for a Medical Laboratory Technician. 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 tests, and compiles data from tests in medical laboratory for use in diagnosis and treatment of disease.
  • Conducts quantitative and qualitative chemical analyses of body fluids, such as blood, urine, and spinal fluid, under supervision of Medical Technologist.
  • Typically requires specialized certification.
Medical Laboratory Technician Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians

Job family population: 157,970

Estimated population of Medical Laboratory Technician jobs: 71,036

Rate of error: 1.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Medical Laboratory Technician Job Listings for United States

Travel Medical Laboratory Technician, Medical Technologist
Jun 20
Bethel, AK, USA
Titan Medical
Medical Laboratory Technician, Medical Technologist * Start Date: 7/15/2019 * Shift: Any * Length: 26 weeks Health care professional needed for a Medical Laboratory Technician, Medical Technologist ...
Medical Technologist/Medical Laboratory Technician - Maui Memorial Medical Center
Jun 20
Wailuku, Hawaii, USA
Clinical Pathology Laboratories, Inc
... Laboratory Technician or MLT (AMT) * Valid and current State of Hawaii license as a Medical Technologist * Basic computer knowledge (Word and Excel) and skills in lab information systems is desirable
Medical Laboratory Technician
Jun 21
Asheville, NC, USA
Carolina Internal Medicine
Large Physician Office Laboratory * Must have an associates or bachelor degree in Medical Laboratory. * MLT candidate must be able to work independently in Chemistry, Hematology, Serology and ...
Medical Laboratory Technician
Jun 14
Winchester, United States
Valley Health (Virginia)
Medical Laboratory Technician will accurately perform tests of moderate and high complexity, consistently performing and documenting all related quality control, and calibration procedures related to ...
Laboratory Technician - Bliss-Moreau Lab
Jun 22
Davis, United States
University of California - Davis
Laboratory Technician - Bliss-Moreau Lab Payroll Title LABORATORY ASSISTANT III Number of Positions ... This position is subject to Medical Surveillance procedures and review in accordance with Federal ...
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