Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technician Salary Information in Mississippi

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22,520
25th Percentile Wage
$27,370
50th Percentile Wage
$34,180
75th Percentile Wage
$41,220
90th Percentile Wage
$50,880

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for medical and clinical laboratory technicians in Mississippi in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $50,880. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $34,180. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $22,520.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$10.83
25th Percentile Wage
$13.16
50th Percentile Wage
$16.44
75th Percentile Wage
$19.82
90th Percentile Wage
$24.46

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for medical and clinical laboratory technicians in Mississippi in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $24.46. The median hourly salary is $16.44. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $10.83.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201634,180-1.81%4.21%
201534,8001.93%-
201434,1302.61%-
201333,2401.50%-
201232,740--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of medical and clinical laboratory technicians in some Mississippi cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of medical and clinical laboratory technicians in state of Mississippi ranges from $29,200 to $36,650. The highest paying area for medical and clinical laboratory technicians in Mississippi is Pascagoula with a median annual salary of $36,650. The second highest paying city/area in Mississippi State is Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $36,040). The lowest paying area is Hattiesburg with a median annual salary of $29,200.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Pascagoula
$36,650
Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$36,040
Gulfport-Biloxi
$35,860
Jackson
$35,550
Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$34,680
Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$32,810
Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$31,510
Hattiesburg
$29,200


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