Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technician Salary Information in South Carolina

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22,620
25th Percentile Wage
$28,310
50th Percentile Wage
$36,860
75th Percentile Wage
$47,230
90th Percentile Wage
$58,180

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for medical and clinical laboratory technicians in South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $58,180. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $36,860. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $22,620.

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
$36,860
2.66% 4.64%
2015
$35,880
-3.90% -
2014
$37,280
3.67% -
2013
$35,910
2.12% -
2012
$35,150
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of medical and clinical laboratory technicians in some South Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of medical and clinical laboratory technicians in state of South Carolina ranges from $31,580 to $45,140. The highest paying area for medical and clinical laboratory technicians in South Carolina is Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway with a median annual salary of $45,140. The second highest paying city/area in South Carolina State is Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville (mean annual salary $43,660). The lowest paying area is Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $31,580.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway
$45,140
Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville
$43,660
Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$40,490
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill
$40,370
Florence
$39,070
Spartanburg
$37,890
Columbia
$35,970
Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$35,930
Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$35,440
Augusta-Richmond County
$34,880
Sumter
$34,710
Greenville-Mauldin-Easley
$33,130
Anderson
$32,060
Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$31,580




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