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

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

Average Annual Salary of Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29,900
25th Percentile Wage
$34,910
50th Percentile Wage
$41,360
75th Percentile Wage
$48,040
90th Percentile Wage
$55,190

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for medical and clinical laboratory 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) medical and clinical laboratory technicians is $55,190. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $41,360. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid medical and clinical laboratory technicians is $29,900.

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 federal, state, and local government from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016
$41,360
2.15% 3.07%
2015
$40,470
-1.01% -
2014
$40,880
1.42% -
2013
$40,300
0.52% -
2012
$40,090
- -

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

The average salaries of medical and clinical laboratory 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 medical and clinical laboratory technician occupations is the federal executive branch (oes designation) industry with an annual salary $42,690. The lowest paying industry is the state government, excluding schools and hospitals (oes designation) industry (annual salary $36,570). For detailed medical and clinical laboratory technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
$42,690
Federal government, including USPS
$42,690
Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$41,360
Local government, including schools and hospitals
$40,140
Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$40,030
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$38,800
State government, including schools and hospitals
$38,020
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$36,570

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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