Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists Salary Information in Illinois

The average annual and hourly salaries for medical and clinical laboratory technologists 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 technologists among 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 Technologists in Illinois

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42,650
25th Percentile Wage
$51,340
50th Percentile Wage
$59,840
75th Percentile Wage
$71,170
90th Percentile Wage
$80,630

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for medical and clinical laboratory technologists in Illinois in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $80,630. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $59,840. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $42,650.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20.51
25th Percentile Wage
$24.68
50th Percentile Wage
$28.77
75th Percentile Wage
$34.22
90th Percentile Wage
$38.77

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for medical and clinical laboratory technologists in Illinois in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $38.77. The median hourly salary is $28.77. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20.51.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201659,840-0.40%9.26%
201560,0803.28%-
201458,1102.19%-
201356,8404.47%-
201254,300--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of medical and clinical laboratory technologists in some Illinois cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of medical and clinical laboratory technologists in state of Illinois ranges from $49,610 to $61,960. The highest paying area for medical and clinical laboratory technologists in Illinois is Rockford with a median annual salary of $61,960. The second highest paying city/area in Illinois State is Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area) (mean annual salary $60,940). The lowest paying area is South Illinois nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $49,610.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Rockford
$61,960
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area)
$60,940
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division)
$60,780
Kankakee-Bradley
$59,460
Bloomington-Normal
$59,170
Springfield
$57,840
East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$57,620
Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$55,130
Peoria
$54,870
West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$52,540
South Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$49,610


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