Salary for Cytotechnologists

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Cytotechnologists document cell samples, stain and mount them, and inspect them for abnormalities in color, shape, or size. Additionally, these professionals check for unusual cell patterns. They submit abnormal samples to pathologists for review, and make sure that laboratory equipment is adjusted, maintained and repaired. These professionals may also assist in the collection of tissue samples, and assist in the preparation of pathology reports. Bachelor's or Master's degrees are generally expected in this profession.

A CytoTechnologist usually gets a pay level of somewhere between $31,450 and $83,700 based on education and experience. can get a compensation of fifty-five thousand nine hundred and ninety dollars annually.

can get the best pay in Alaska, where they get average compensation of close to about $69,390. People with this job title are paid at the highest average level in Wholesale Trade, where they get average wages of $65,210.

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Cytotechnologists tend to make the most in the following industries:

Wholesale Trade
Finance and Insurance
Public Administration
Management of Companies and Enterprises
Other Services (except Public Administration)

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Retail Trade
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
Educational Services
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
Health Care and Social Assistance
Other Services (except Public Administration)
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