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
$29,880
25th Percentile Wage
$37,470
50th Percentile Wage
$49,070
75th Percentile Wage
$63,260
90th Percentile Wage
$78,980

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 $78,980. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $49,070. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid clinical laboratory technologists and technicians is $29,880.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below 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 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$49,070
3.85% 8.17%
2016
$47,180
3.73% -
2015
$45,420
1.19% -
2014
$44,880
-3.83% -
2013
$46,600
3.30% -
2012
$45,060
- -

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 eleven 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 management, scientific, and technical consulting services industry with an annual salary $56,910. The lowest paying industry is the veterinary services industry (annual salary $28,610). For detailed clinical laboratory technologists and technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$56,910
Computer Systems Design and Related Services
$55,650
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services
$49,310
Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities
$49,300
Scientific Research and Development Services
$49,230
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$49,230
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$49,070
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$47,870
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$35,430
Testing Laboratories
$35,140
Veterinary Services
$28,610

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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