Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technician Salary in Sector of Federal, State, and Local Government

The salary statistics of clinical laboratory technologists and technicians in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare clinical laboratory technologists and technician salaries in different industries within the federal, state, and local government sector.

Average Annual Salary of Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,560
25th Percentile Wage
$41,290
50th Percentile Wage
$53,850
75th Percentile Wage
$64,720
90th Percentile Wage
$75,030

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for clinical laboratory technologists and technicians in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government. 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 $75,030. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $53,850. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid clinical laboratory technologists and technicians is $33,560.

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 federal, state, and local government from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201653,8501.15%2.95%
201553,2300.94%-
201452,7301.01%-
201352,200-0.11%-
201252,260--

Compare Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technician Salary in Different Industries within the Federal, State, and Local Government Sector

The average salaries of clinical laboratory technologists and technicians in eight industries in the federal, state, and local government 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 federal executive branch (oes designation) industry with an annual salary $57,130. The lowest paying industry is the state government, excluding schools and hospitals (oes designation) industry (annual salary $41,880). For detailed clinical laboratory technologists and technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
$57,130
Federal government, including USPS
$57,130
Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$53,850
Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$50,920
Local government, including schools and hospitals
$50,170
State government, including schools and hospitals
$48,430
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$44,660
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$41,880

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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