Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists Salary Information in Missouri

The average annual and hourly salaries for medical and clinical laboratory technologists 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 technologists among Missouri cities 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 Missouri

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,630
25th Percentile Wage
$48,230
50th Percentile Wage
$57,640
75th Percentile Wage
$67,600
90th Percentile Wage
$77,050

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for medical and clinical laboratory technologists in Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $77,050. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $57,640. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $41,630.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20.01
25th Percentile Wage
$23.19
50th Percentile Wage
$27.71
75th Percentile Wage
$32.50
90th Percentile Wage
$37.04

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for medical and clinical laboratory technologists in Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $37.04. The median hourly salary is $27.71. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20.01.

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
201657,6400.12%3.97%
201557,5702.26%-
201456,2702.04%-
201355,120-0.42%-
201255,350--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of medical and clinical laboratory technologists in some Missouri cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of medical and clinical laboratory technologists in state of Missouri ranges from $45,070 to $59,920. The highest paying area for medical and clinical laboratory technologists in Missouri is Kansas City with a median annual salary of $59,920. The second highest paying city/area in Missouri State is Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $58,920). The lowest paying area is Jefferson City with a median annual salary of $45,070.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Kansas City
$59,920
Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$58,920
St Joseph
$58,540
Cape Girardeau-Jackson
$58,230
St Louis
$56,710
North Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$56,630
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers
$54,770
Springfield
$54,370
Columbia
$54,340
Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$53,730
Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$49,270
Jefferson City
$45,070



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