Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists Salary Information in Kentucky

The average annual and hourly salaries for medical and clinical laboratory technologists in the state of Kentucky are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of medical and clinical laboratory technologists among Kentucky 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$37,700
25th Percentile Wage
$46,470
50th Percentile Wage
$56,510
75th Percentile Wage
$65,010
90th Percentile Wage
$75,990

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for medical and clinical laboratory technologists in Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $75,990. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $56,510. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $37,700.

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
$56,510
-0.44% -1.34%
2015
$56,760
0.55% -
2014
$56,450
0.25% -
2013
$56,310
-1.70% -
2012
$57,270
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of medical and clinical laboratory technologists in some Kentucky cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of medical and clinical laboratory technologists in state of Kentucky ranges from $52,080 to $62,200. The highest paying area for medical and clinical laboratory technologists in Kentucky is Evansville with a median annual salary of $62,200. The second highest paying city/area in Kentucky State is Louisville-Jefferson County (mean annual salary $59,700). The lowest paying area is West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $52,080.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Evansville
$62,200
Louisville-Jefferson County
$59,700
Owensboro
$58,580
West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$57,600
Bowling Green
$55,910
Lexington-Fayette
$55,890
East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$54,670
South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$53,740
West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$52,080




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