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

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

Average Annual Salary of Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,230
25th Percentile Wage
$32,850
50th Percentile Wage
$40,580
75th Percentile Wage
$51,820
90th Percentile Wage
$63,180

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for medical and clinical laboratory 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) medical and clinical laboratory technicians is $63,180. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $40,580. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid medical and clinical laboratory technicians is $27,230.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016
$40,580
3.99% 1.26%
2015
$38,960
0.28% -
2014
$38,850
-3.66% -
2013
$40,270
0.50% -
2012
$40,070
- -

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

The average salaries of medical and clinical laboratory 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 medical and clinical laboratory technician occupations is the computer systems design and related services industry with an annual salary $53,550. The lowest paying industry is the veterinary services industry (annual salary $30,260). For detailed medical and clinical laboratory technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Computer Systems Design and Related Services
$53,550
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$49,350
Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities
$42,670
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$40,580
Scientific Research and Development Services
$40,520
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$40,520
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$37,140
Testing Laboratories
$37,140
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services
$36,840
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$31,050
Veterinary Services
$30,260

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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