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Highest Paying States for Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists

The highest paying states for medical and clinical laboratory technologists (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of medical and clinical laboratory technologists in those states are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with an annual salary of $82,650, California is the highest paying state for medical and clinical laboratory technologists. It is followed by Rhode Island (average annual salary $75,420). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [1]. For more salary information of medical and clinical laboratory technologists in a specific state, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Highest Paying States for Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists

Rank State Average Salary i Entry Level
Salary i
# of
Empl. i
1 California
$82,650
$44,330 11,780
2 Rhode Island
$75,420
$53,000 500
3 Alaska
$75,180
$50,650 230
4 Nevada
$72,800
$52,140 820
5 Massachusetts
$72,390
$50,480 6,210
6 Connecticut
$71,920
$52,070 2,350
7 Oregon
$70,260
$52,230 2,170
8 New Jersey
$69,760
$51,800 4,990
9 Washington
$69,540
$46,880 3,380
10 Hawaii
$68,410
$50,490 640
11 New York
$67,770
$50,590 10,380
12 Vermont
$67,010
$44,790 180
13 District of Columbia
$66,930
$46,230 750
14 Delaware
$66,400
$51,290 440
15 New Hampshire
$66,220
$48,930 580
16 Minnesota
$65,770
$48,820 4,050
17 Colorado
$65,760
$46,070 2,620
18 Guam
$65,490
$38,890 40
19 Wyoming
$62,300
$41,450 290
20 Maryland
$61,760
$41,110 3,840
21 Idaho
$61,710
$46,990 580
22 Montana
$60,920
$43,370 540
23 Tennessee
$60,270
$41,890 4,620
24 Florida
$59,870
$45,400 10,150
25 Illinois
$59,840
$42,650 6,070
26 Ohio
$59,400
$44,630 6,860
27 Texas
$58,770
$40,360 12,380
28 Virginia
$58,560
$40,900 4,340
29 Indiana
$58,450
$38,110 3,920
30 North Carolina
$58,090
$41,550 5,020
31 Arizona
$58,050
$37,860 4,200
32 Georgia
$57,930
$39,660 4,710
33 Missouri
$57,640
$41,630 3,780
34 Pennsylvania
$57,530
$39,680 7,970
35 Michigan
$57,200
$36,670 7,090
36 Wisconsin
$57,070
$40,740 3,430
37 Nebraska
$56,560
$41,540 1,460
38 Kentucky
$56,510
$37,700 1,760
39 Maine
$56,380
$39,570 900
40 Mississippi
$56,130
$36,060 1,490
41 West Virginia
$55,830
$40,720 830
42 Oklahoma
$55,790
$37,490 2,030
43 Iowa
$55,570
$38,790 1,230
44 Kansas
$55,560
$34,290 1,690
45 Alabama
$54,820
$36,310 2,550
46 North Dakota
$54,710
$40,570 700
47 New Mexico
$53,890
$33,040 680
48 Utah
$53,810
$34,600 2,280
49 Arkansas
$51,480
$34,070 1,040
50 South Dakota
$51,470
$38,300 760
51 Louisiana
$51,140
$31,600 2,650
52 South Carolina
$50,860
$31,710 2,820
53 Puerto Rico
$30,450
$21,510 2,610
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