Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technician Salary Information in Alabama

The average annual and hourly salaries for medical and clinical laboratory technicians in the state of Alabama are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of medical and clinical laboratory technicians among Alabama metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians in Alabama

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22,750
25th Percentile Wage
$27,420
50th Percentile Wage
$34,090
75th Percentile Wage
$42,320
90th Percentile Wage
$50,680

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for medical and clinical laboratory technicians in Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $50,680. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $34,090. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $22,750.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$10.94
25th Percentile Wage
$13.18
50th Percentile Wage
$16.39
75th Percentile Wage
$20.35
90th Percentile Wage
$24.37

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for medical and clinical laboratory technicians in Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $24.37. The median hourly salary is $16.39. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $10.94.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of medical and clinical laboratory technicians from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201634,090-1.26%2.90%
201534,520-0.35%-
201434,640-1.41%-
201335,1305.78%-
201233,100--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians in Alabama Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of medical and clinical laboratory technicians in some Alabama cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of medical and clinical laboratory technicians in state of Alabama ranges from $29,860 to $42,660. The highest paying area for medical and clinical laboratory technicians in Alabama is Auburn-Opelika with a median annual salary of $42,660. The second highest paying city/area in Alabama State is Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $37,540). The lowest paying area is Montgomery with a median annual salary of $29,860.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Auburn-Opelika
$42,660
Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$37,540
Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$37,080
Birmingham-Hoover
$36,180
Tuscaloosa
$35,800
Huntsville
$33,940
Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$33,420
Florence-Muscle Shoals
$33,120
Dothan
$32,580
Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$32,310
Decatur
$31,930
Anniston-Oxford
$31,600
Gadsden
$31,290
Mobile
$29,970
Montgomery
$29,860


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