Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists Salary Information in Louisiana

The average annual and hourly salaries for medical and clinical laboratory technologists in the state of Louisiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of medical and clinical laboratory technologists amongst Louisiana 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 Louisiana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,600
25th Percentile Wage
$41,570
50th Percentile Wage
$51,140
75th Percentile Wage
$61,000
90th Percentile Wage
$71,390

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for medical and clinical laboratory technologists in Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $71,390. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $51,140. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $31,600.

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
$51,140
1.70% -0.66%
2015
$50,270
-2.15% -
2014
$51,350
-1.03% -
2013
$51,880
0.77% -
2012
$51,480
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of medical and clinical laboratory technologists in some Louisiana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of medical and clinical laboratory technologists in state of Louisiana ranges from $46,180 to $55,970. The highest paying area for medical and clinical laboratory technologists in Louisiana is Monroe with a median annual salary of $55,970. The second highest paying city/area in Louisiana State is Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $55,830). The lowest paying area is Lafayette with a median annual salary of $46,180.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Monroe
$55,970
Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area
$55,830
Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area
$54,980
Alexandria
$54,680
Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux
$52,980
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner
$52,840
New Iberia nonmetropolitan area
$49,670
Hammond nonmetropolitan area
$49,640
Shreveport-Bossier City
$48,450
Baton Rouge
$47,210
Lake Charles
$46,890
Lafayette
$46,180




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