Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists Salary Information in North Carolina

The average annual and hourly salaries for medical and clinical laboratory technologists 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 technologists 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 Technologists in North Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,550
25th Percentile Wage
$50,970
50th Percentile Wage
$58,090
75th Percentile Wage
$65,610
90th Percentile Wage
$78,360

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for medical and clinical laboratory technologists in North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $78,360. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $58,090. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $41,550.

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
$58,090
1.34% 3.36%
2015
$57,310
0.24% -
2014
$57,170
0.73% -
2013
$56,750
1.07% -
2012
$56,140
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of medical and clinical laboratory technologists in some North Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of medical and clinical laboratory technologists in state of North Carolina ranges from $53,750 to $62,380. The highest paying area for medical and clinical laboratory technologists in North Carolina is Burlington with a median annual salary of $62,380. The second highest paying city/area in North Carolina State is Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $59,460). The lowest paying area is Rocky Mount with a median annual salary of $53,750.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Burlington
$62,380
Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$59,460
Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$59,120
Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$57,800
Greensboro-High Point
$57,720
Durham-Chapel Hill
$57,590
Winston-Salem
$57,510
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton
$57,330
Goldsboro
$57,290
Fayetteville
$57,220
Greenville
$56,720
Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$56,700
Wilmington
$56,520
Raleigh-Cary
$56,320
Asheville
$54,480
Rocky Mount
$53,750




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