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

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

Average Annual Salary of Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$46,910
25th Percentile Wage
$55,510
50th Percentile Wage
$63,650
75th Percentile Wage
$71,090
90th Percentile Wage
$79,440

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for medical and clinical laboratory technologists 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) medical and clinical laboratory technologists is $79,440. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $63,650. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid medical and clinical laboratory technologists is $46,910.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of medical and clinical laboratory technologists in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201663,6501.27%3.08%
201562,8400.86%-
201462,3001.00%-
201361,680-0.02%-
201261,690--

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

The average salaries of medical and clinical laboratory technologists 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 medical and clinical laboratory technologists occupations is the federal executive branch (oes designation) industry with an annual salary $64,210. The lowest paying industry is the state government, excluding schools and hospitals (oes designation) industry (annual salary $48,060). For detailed medical and clinical laboratory technologists salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
$64,210
Federal government, including USPS
$64,210
Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$63,650
Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$58,960
Local government, including schools and hospitals
$57,900
State government, including schools and hospitals
$55,550
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$53,510
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$48,060

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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