Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists Salary Information in Tennessee

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,890
25th Percentile Wage
$51,470
50th Percentile Wage
$60,270
75th Percentile Wage
$71,640
90th Percentile Wage
$81,400

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for medical and clinical laboratory technologists in Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $81,400. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $60,270. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $41,890.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20.14
25th Percentile Wage
$24.74
50th Percentile Wage
$28.98
75th Percentile Wage
$34.44
90th Percentile Wage
$39.13

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for medical and clinical laboratory technologists in Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $39.13. The median hourly salary is $28.98. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20.14.

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
201660,2701.87%5.99%
201559,1401.74%-
201458,1102.01%-
201356,9400.49%-
201256,660--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of medical and clinical laboratory technologists in some Tennessee cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of medical and clinical laboratory technologists in state of Tennessee ranges from $46,400 to $64,600. The highest paying area for medical and clinical laboratory technologists in Tennessee is Memphis with a median annual salary of $64,600. The second highest paying city/area in Tennessee State is Chattanooga (mean annual salary $62,890). The lowest paying area is Cleveland with a median annual salary of $46,400.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Memphis
$64,600
Chattanooga
$62,890
Clarksville
$60,230
Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$58,500
Morristown
$58,340
Johnson City
$57,130
North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$57,040
South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$55,400
Knoxville
$54,980
Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$54,790
Jackson
$52,550
Cleveland
$46,400


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