Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technician Salary in Sector of Manufacturing

The salary statistics of medical and clinical laboratory technicians in the industry sector of manufacturing are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare medical and clinical laboratory technician salaries in different industries within the manufacturing sector.

Average Annual Salary of Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,890
25th Percentile Wage
$34,280
50th Percentile Wage
$43,570
75th Percentile Wage
$56,540
90th Percentile Wage
$70,350

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for medical and clinical laboratory technicians in the industry sector of manufacturing. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) medical and clinical laboratory technicians is $70,350. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $43,570. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid medical and clinical laboratory technicians is $27,890.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201643,5703.53%-6.98%
201542,030-14.92%-
201448,3006.83%-
201345,000-3.58%-
201246,610--

Compare Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technician Salary in Different Industries within the Manufacturing Sector

The average salaries of medical and clinical laboratory technicians in six industries in the manufacturing sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for medical and clinical laboratory technician occupations is the chemical manufacturing industry with an annual salary $47,380. The lowest paying industry is the medical equipment and supplies manufacturing industry (annual salary $37,350). For detailed medical and clinical laboratory technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Chemical Manufacturing
$47,380
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing
$47,380
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
$45,830
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing
$45,830
Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$37,350
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing
$37,350

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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