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

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

Average Annual Salary of Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$40,240
25th Percentile Wage
$46,730
50th Percentile Wage
$58,480
75th Percentile Wage
$75,200
90th Percentile Wage
$93,330

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for medical and clinical laboratory technologists 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) medical and clinical laboratory technologists is $93,330. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $58,480. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid medical and clinical laboratory technologists is $40,240.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of medical and clinical laboratory technologists in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016
$58,480
1.03% 5.61%
2015
$57,880
2.00% -
2014
$56,720
-7.49% -
2013
$60,970
9.46% -
2012
$55,200
- -

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

The average salaries of medical and clinical laboratory technologists in seven 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 medical and clinical laboratory technologists occupations is the research and development in the social sciences and humanities industry with an annual salary $68,100. The lowest paying industry is the testing laboratories industry (annual salary $45,510). For detailed medical and clinical laboratory technologists 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
$68,100
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$62,290
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$58,480
Scientific Research and Development Services
$57,960
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$57,750
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$47,200
Testing Laboratories
$45,510

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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