Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technician Salary Information in Arkansas

The average annual and hourly salaries for medical and clinical laboratory technicians in the state of Arkansas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of medical and clinical laboratory technicians among Arkansas 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 Arkansas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21,370
25th Percentile Wage
$26,360
50th Percentile Wage
$33,980
75th Percentile Wage
$41,450
90th Percentile Wage
$50,250

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for medical and clinical laboratory technicians in Arkansas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $50,250. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $33,980. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21,370.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$10.27
25th Percentile Wage
$12.68
50th Percentile Wage
$16.34
75th Percentile Wage
$19.93
90th Percentile Wage
$24.16

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for medical and clinical laboratory technicians in Arkansas in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $24.16. The median hourly salary is $16.34. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $10.27.

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
201633,980-4.38%3.00%
201535,4701.16%-
201435,0601.25%-
201334,6204.79%-
201232,960--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of medical and clinical laboratory technicians in some Arkansas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of medical and clinical laboratory technicians in state of Arkansas ranges from $24,290 to $42,360. The highest paying area for medical and clinical laboratory technicians in Arkansas is East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $42,360. The second highest paying city/area in Arkansas State is Jonesboro (mean annual salary $39,020). The lowest paying area is South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $24,290.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$42,360
Jonesboro
$39,020
Pine Bluff
$38,210
West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$37,910
Central Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$34,260
Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway
$33,220
South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$24,290



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