Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technician Salary Information in Texas

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,870
25th Percentile Wage
$30,690
50th Percentile Wage
$37,990
75th Percentile Wage
$48,010
90th Percentile Wage
$58,800

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for medical and clinical laboratory technicians in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $58,800. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $37,990. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25,870.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$12.44
25th Percentile Wage
$14.76
50th Percentile Wage
$18.26
75th Percentile Wage
$23.08
90th Percentile Wage
$28.27

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for medical and clinical laboratory technicians in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $28.27. The median hourly salary is $18.26. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $12.44.

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
201637,9902.66%10.21%
201536,9802.33%-
201436,1203.82%-
201334,7401.81%-
201234,110--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of medical and clinical laboratory technicians in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of medical and clinical laboratory technicians in state of Texas ranges from $23,600 to $47,260. The highest paying area for medical and clinical laboratory technicians in Texas is Longview with a median annual salary of $47,260. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $45,650). The lowest paying area is College Station-Bryan with a median annual salary of $23,600.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Longview
$47,260
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$45,650
Wichita Falls
$43,970
Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$42,100
Victoria
$40,370
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$39,870
Tyler
$39,860
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$39,180
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$39,030
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$38,680
Corpus Christi
$37,920
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$37,910
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$37,830
Fort Worth-Arlington
$37,630
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$37,560
Waco
$36,810
El Paso
$36,620
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$36,590
Amarillo
$36,510
Midland
$35,450
Brownsville-Harlingen
$35,290
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$35,130
Abilene
$32,530
Odessa
$31,830
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$31,070
San Angelo
$30,980
Lubbock
$30,570
Texarkana-Texarkana
$29,520
Laredo
$28,950
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$28,190
College Station-Bryan
$23,600



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