Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technician Salary Information in Virginia

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,710
25th Percentile Wage
$29,980
50th Percentile Wage
$37,440
75th Percentile Wage
$47,360
90th Percentile Wage
$58,340

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for medical and clinical laboratory technicians in Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $58,340. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $37,440. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25,710.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$12.36
25th Percentile Wage
$14.41
50th Percentile Wage
$18.00
75th Percentile Wage
$22.77
90th Percentile Wage
$28.05

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for medical and clinical laboratory technicians in Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $28.05. The median hourly salary is $18.00. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $12.36.

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
201637,4401.18%2.27%
201537,0000.03%-
201436,990-0.95%-
201337,3402.01%-
201236,590--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of medical and clinical laboratory technicians in some Virginia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of medical and clinical laboratory technicians in state of Virginia ranges from $30,830 to $42,100. The highest paying area for medical and clinical laboratory technicians in Virginia is Roanoke with a median annual salary of $42,100. The second highest paying city/area in Virginia State is Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News (mean annual salary $37,930). The lowest paying area is Danville with a median annual salary of $30,830.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Roanoke
$42,100
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News
$37,930
Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$37,450
Charlottesville
$36,920
Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$36,330
Richmond
$36,230
Harrisonburg
$35,470
Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$34,480
Lynchburg
$34,070
Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol
$33,520
Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford
$31,330
Danville
$30,830



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