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Clinical Laboratory Technician Salary Information

Median annual wages of medical and clinical laboratory technologists were $53,500 in May 2008. The middle 50 percent earned between $44,560 and $63,420. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $36,180, and the highest 10 percent earned more than $74,680. Median annual wages in the industries employing the largest numbers of medical and clinical laboratory technologists were:
  • Federal Executive Branch $59,800
  • General medical and surgical hospitals 54,220
  • Medical and diagnostic laboratories 53,360
  • Offices of physicians 49,080
  • Colleges, universities, and professional schools 47,890
Median annual wages of medical and clinical laboratory technicians were $35,380 in May 2008. The middle 50 percent earned between $28,420 and $44,310. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $23,480, and the highest 10 percent earned more than $53,520. Median annual wages in the industries employing the largest numbers of medical and clinical laboratory technicians were:
  • General medical and surgical hospitals $36,840
  • Colleges, universities, and professional schools 36,290
  • Offices of physicians 33,980
  • Medical and diagnostic laboratories 32,630
  • Other ambulatory health care services 31,320


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