Medical Laboratory Technician Salary

medical-technician-salary-chart.jpgA medical laboratory technician is required to work in a medical setting and gather various samples for the purpose of performing laboratory tests. He also conducts and performs a wide array of laboratory tests, procedures and investigations to help physicians in the diagnosis, monitoring, treatment and prevention of diseases.

Salary

A medical laboratory technician is earns an hourly median salary of $17.90, or $37,240 yearly. They earn $18.91 on average, or $39,340 yearly.

Employment Statistics

The top three paying industries are the offices of dentists, the medical equipment and supplies manufacturing, and the junior colleges.

The top three paying states are the Rhode Island, District of Columbia, and Alaska.

Job Outlook

On account of the advancements in the medical field a medical laboratory technician's job prospects is expected to increase by 14% in 2012-2022.

Job opportunities for medical laboratory technicians are assumed to have a rising trend as the growing elderly population demands more of the health care industry.

Medical Laboratory Technician Salary by State

State Lowest 10% Median Salary Highest 10% Average Salary
Alabama $22,310 $33,100 $46,890 $33,910
Alaska $32,620 $47,580 $82,070 $51,470
Arizona $26,830 $37,840 $67,750 $42,710
Arkansas $22,080 $32,960 $48,660 $34,580
California $27,610 $40,880 $66,100 $44,220
Colorado $26,640 $37,730 $61,950 $42,030
Connecticut $29,480 $47,390 $73,000 $49,580
Delaware $31,380 $42,220 $59,500 $43,590
Florida $19,850 $33,040 $54,860 $35,100
Georgia $22,540 $33,100 $54,060 $35,540
Hawaii $32,030 $42,410 $54,070 $42,460
Idaho $20,340 $29,140 $48,850 $31,990
Illinois $22,460 $36,600 $58,540 $38,850
Indiana $24,260 $34,500 $52,190 $36,090
Iowa $26,200 $38,640 $53,080 $38,880
Kansas $24,280 $34,270 $52,740 $36,060
Kentucky $26,490 $37,480 $53,220 $38,670
Louisiana $22,770 $34,080 $53,440 $35,880
Maine $25,530 $42,320 $58,950 $42,140
Maryland $25,960 $40,900 $64,450 $43,070
Massachusetts $27,710 $37,650 $59,120 $41,000
Michigan $24,610 $32,480 $52,890 $35,120
Minnesota $32,040 $43,230 $56,800 $43,410
Mississippi $20,020 $32,740 $48,110 $33,860
Missouri $21,720 $34,460 $59,360 $37,570
Montana $25,710 $37,530 $60,780 $41,020
Nebraska $24,540 $33,120 $48,010 $34,570
Nevada $27,370 $38,830 $59,310 $41,730
New Hampshire $18,840 $41,530 $61,080 $41,110
New Jersey $34,430 $49,180 $61,180 $48,470
New Mexico $22,340 $33,210 $56,900 $36,930
New York $30,630 $44,440 $66,420 $46,140
North Carolina $25,240 $38,390 $53,020 $38,290
North Dakota $29,570 $37,610 $47,750 $38,390
Ohio $26,140 $39,410 $56,020 $39,890
Oklahoma $21,550 $33,830 $55,200 $36,060
Oregon $32,590 $47,440 $68,760 $48,590
Pennsylvania $25,310 $35,930 $54,820 $37,860
Rhode Island $43,440 $59,280 $90,040 $62,850
South Carolina $23,740 $35,150 $54,030 $37,050
South Dakota $23,530 $34,450 $45,840 $34,330
Tennessee $22,570 $35,400 $49,240 $35,710
Texas $23,310 $34,110 $50,670 $35,550
Utah $21,540 $29,340 $45,200 $31,450
Vermont $26,780 $37,540 $61,150 $42,130
Virginia $24,590 $36,590 $56,730 $38,470
Washington $29,180 $39,880 $58,320 $41,810
West Virginia $21,150 $35,600 $56,820 $37,110
Wisconsin $28,970 $41,630 $57,630 $42,010
Wyoming $20,540 $34,470 $58,410 $36,830