Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technician Salary Information in Illinois

The average annual and hourly salaries for medical and clinical laboratory technicians in the state of Illinois are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of medical and clinical laboratory technicians amongst Illinois metropolitan areas 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians in Illinois

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,570
25th Percentile Wage
$33,200
50th Percentile Wage
$42,020
75th Percentile Wage
$55,200
90th Percentile Wage
$69,210

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for medical and clinical laboratory technicians in Illinois in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $69,210. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $42,020. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26,570.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$12.78
25th Percentile Wage
$15.96
50th Percentile Wage
$20.20
75th Percentile Wage
$26.54
90th Percentile Wage
$33.28

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for medical and clinical laboratory technicians in Illinois in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $33.28. The median hourly salary is $20.20. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $12.78.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of medical and clinical laboratory technicians from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201642,020-5.35%12.90%
201544,2707.34%-
201441,0205.10%-
201338,9305.99%-
201236,600--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians in Illinois Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of medical and clinical laboratory technicians in some Illinois cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of medical and clinical laboratory technicians in state of Illinois ranges from $29,650 to $44,320. The highest paying area for medical and clinical laboratory technicians in Illinois is Bloomington-Normal with a median annual salary of $44,320. The second highest paying city/area in Illinois State is Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area) (mean annual salary $43,460). The lowest paying area is Champaign-Urbana with a median annual salary of $29,650.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Bloomington-Normal
$44,320
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area)
$43,460
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division)
$43,440
Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$43,330
Kankakee-Bradley
$42,760
West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$41,680
Danville
$40,900
Rockford
$38,320
South Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$36,860
East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$36,250
Springfield
$34,910
Peoria
$30,230
Champaign-Urbana
$29,650


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