Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technician Salary in Sector of Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

The salary statistics of clinical laboratory technologists and technicians in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare clinical laboratory technologists and technician salaries in different industries within the professional, scientific, and technical services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29,080
25th Percentile Wage
$36,270
50th Percentile Wage
$47,180
75th Percentile Wage
$61,250
90th Percentile Wage
$78,010

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for clinical laboratory technologists and technicians in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) clinical laboratory technologists and technicians is $78,010. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $47,180. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid clinical laboratory technologists and technicians is $29,080.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of clinical laboratory technologists and technicians in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201647,1803.73%4.49%
201545,4201.19%-
201444,880-3.83%-
201346,6003.30%-
201245,060--

Compare Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technician Salary in Different Industries within the Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Sector

The average salaries of clinical laboratory technologists and technicians in ten industries in the professional, scientific, and technical services sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for clinical laboratory technologists and technician occupations is the research and development in the social sciences and humanities industry with an annual salary $60,030. The lowest paying industry is the other professional, scientific, and technical services industry (annual salary $30,890). For detailed clinical laboratory technologists and technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities
$60,030
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$57,600
Computer Systems Design and Related Services
$54,990
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services
$49,310
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$47,180
Scientific Research and Development Services
$47,060
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$46,960
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$38,990
Testing Laboratories
$37,450
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$30,890

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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