Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technician Salary Information in North Carolina

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,900
25th Percentile Wage
$33,140
50th Percentile Wage
$38,550
75th Percentile Wage
$46,440
90th Percentile Wage
$52,420

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for medical and clinical laboratory technicians in North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $52,420. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $38,550. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27,900.

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
$38,550
-0.88% 0.42%
2015
$38,890
-2.29% -
2014
$39,780
1.51% -
2013
$39,180
2.02% -
2012
$38,390
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of medical and clinical laboratory technicians in some North Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of medical and clinical laboratory technicians in state of North Carolina ranges from $34,360 to $44,830. The highest paying area for medical and clinical laboratory technicians in North Carolina is Jacksonville with a median annual salary of $44,830. The second highest paying city/area in North Carolina State is Winston-Salem (mean annual salary $43,160). The lowest paying area is Greensboro-High Point with a median annual salary of $34,360.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Jacksonville
$44,830
Winston-Salem
$43,160
Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$40,080
Fayetteville
$39,610
Wilmington
$39,410
Raleigh-Cary
$39,340
Burlington
$38,920
Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$38,760
Durham-Chapel Hill
$38,520
Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$38,370
Greenville
$38,340
Goldsboro
$37,020
Asheville
$36,830
Rocky Mount
$36,810
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton
$35,850
Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$35,580
Greensboro-High Point
$34,360




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