Career Outlook for Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists

Also known as:  Biochemistry Technologist, Blood Bank Laboratory Technologist, Chief Medical Technologist, Clinical Laboratory Technologist, Cytogenetic Technologist, Cytologist, Cytotechnologist, Histologist Technologist, Histotechnologist, Immunohematologist
The overall job outlook for Medical or Clinical Laboratory Technologist careers has been positive since 2004. Vacancies for this career have increased by 8.72 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 1.45 percent per year. Demand for Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists is expected to go up, with an expected 28,570 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 2.17 percent over the next few years.
TOP STATES
There are currently more Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists in the following states
Texas 13,250
California 11,510
New York 10,460
Florida 9,610
Pennsylvania 7,800
Michigan 6,970
Massachusetts 6,310
BOTTOM STATES
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists
Virgin Islands 50
Alaska 230
Wyoming 270
Vermont 330
Delaware 380
Hawaii 490
New Hampshire 520
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