Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technician Salary Information in Missouri

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$23,220
25th Percentile Wage
$27,620
50th Percentile Wage
$34,040
75th Percentile Wage
$44,600
90th Percentile Wage
$59,800

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for medical and clinical laboratory technicians in Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $59,800. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $34,040. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $23,220.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016
$34,040
3.23% -1.23%
2015
$32,940
-3.67% -
2014
$34,150
-6.50% -
2013
$36,370
5.25% -
2012
$34,460
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of medical and clinical laboratory technicians in some Missouri cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of medical and clinical laboratory technicians in state of Missouri ranges from $26,530 to $37,360. The highest paying area for medical and clinical laboratory technicians in Missouri is Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $37,360. The second highest paying city/area in Missouri State is North Missouri nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $36,380). The lowest paying area is Springfield with a median annual salary of $26,530.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$37,360
North Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$36,380
St Louis
$35,960
Joplin
$35,730
Kansas City
$35,090
Columbia
$31,450
Cape Girardeau-Jackson
$31,390
Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$30,760
Jefferson City
$30,710
St Joseph
$29,220
Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$29,110
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers
$29,010
Springfield
$26,530




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