Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists Salary Information in Iowa

The average annual and hourly salaries for medical and clinical laboratory technologists in the state of Iowa are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of medical and clinical laboratory technologists amongst Iowa cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists in Iowa

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$38,790
25th Percentile Wage
$46,550
50th Percentile Wage
$55,570
75th Percentile Wage
$63,190
90th Percentile Wage
$73,270

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for medical and clinical laboratory technologists in Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $73,270. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $55,570. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $38,790.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of medical and clinical laboratory technologists from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016
$55,570
1.44% 2.11%
2015
$54,770
2.30% -
2014
$53,510
-1.27% -
2013
$54,190
-0.39% -
2012
$54,400
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists in Iowa Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of medical and clinical laboratory technologists in some Iowa cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of medical and clinical laboratory technologists in state of Iowa ranges from $51,750 to $62,160. The highest paying area for medical and clinical laboratory technologists in Iowa is Iowa City with a median annual salary of $62,160. The second highest paying city/area in Iowa State is Waterloo-Cedar Falls (mean annual salary $59,680). The lowest paying area is Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $51,750.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Iowa City
$62,160
Waterloo-Cedar Falls
$59,680
Des Moines-West Des Moines
$58,550
Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$55,830
Dubuque
$55,590
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island
$55,220
Ames
$53,770
Cedar Rapids
$53,340
Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$53,220
Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$53,050
Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$51,750




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