Salary for Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians

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Medical and clinical laboratory technicians collect samples of tissue or bodily fluids from patients. They carefully label these samples, and conduct standardized tests on them in laboratory settings in order to determine the presence of disease or to detect the presence of abnormal cells. This profession requires the use of specialized equipment, and the strict adherence to procedures and regulations. Training involves the minimum of an Associate's degree. These professionals may work under the guidance of a medical technologist.

A Medical or Clinical Laboratory Technician can receive salaries ranging between $31,450 to $83,700 based on levels of tenure. will normally get a salary of fifty-five thousand nine hundred and ninety dollars on an annual basis.

make the most money in Alaska, which has average pay levels of just about $69,390. Employees who work in this job make the greatest compensation in Wholesale Trade, where they earn an average pay rate of $65,210.

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Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians 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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