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Specimen Processor Salary
in Nevada, United States

$42,456 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Specimen Processor is $42,456 a year and $20 an hour in Nevada, United States. The average salary range for a Specimen Processor is between $31,832 and $51,312. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for a Specimen Processor. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Nevada, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Performs any combination of following tasks to prepare medical and veterinary specimens for laboratory testing: Receives incoming package of specimens and requisition forms, inspects items for completeness, correctness of information, and condition of specimens, and records results on inventory sheet.
  • Attaches label with unique laboratory number (accessions number) on each specimen container and requisition.
  • Pours specimen fluid from master tube into test tubes to create required number of test samples.
  • Enters required patient and customer data, testing codes, and billing information into computer system, using computer keyboard or bar code reading equipment.
  • Prints bar code labels, using bar code printer, and attaches bar code labels to samples and requisition forms.
  • Prepares reagents and media for use in laboratory tests, using standard formulas. *Centrifuges, stains, slices, mounts, or performs other tasks to prepare specimens for testing.
  • Conducts simple tests and sets up testing equipment under direction of other laboratory workers.
  • Delivers sample test tubes to laboratory for testing and stores original specimen tubes in designated area of refrigerator or freezer.
  • Completes requisition forms and packages and forwards specimens to outside laboratories for tests unavailable on site.
  • Photocopies, microfilms, and files documents and forwards test results to customers.
  • Reviews all specimens, documents, and computer files and notifies designated staff of errors.
  • Answers telephone and provides information to customers.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2023:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Specimen Processor Job Listings for Nevada, United States

Plasma Lab Technician
Oct 23
Henderson, United States
CSL Plasma
If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, please click below. CSL makes all employment decisions without regard to race ...
PACU Nurse
Dec 4
Nellis Air Force Base, NV, USA
Absolute Staffers
... process as a basis for professional practice. Demonstrates proper preparation of patients for ... signs, specimen collection and other unit specific procedures as prescribed by the provider. · ...
Landscape Foreman
Dec 3
Las Vegas, NV, USA
Moon Valley Nurseries
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Registered Nurse (RN) - Gastroenterology
Dec 2
Las Vegas, United States
Federal Staffing Resources
... and recording, specimen collection, and other unit specific procedures as prescribed by the ... Assists with process improvement initiatives. Participates in customer service initiatives, quality ...