Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists Salary Information in Washington

The average annual and hourly salaries for medical and clinical laboratory technologists in the state of Washington are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of medical and clinical laboratory technologists among Washington 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists in Washington

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$46,880
25th Percentile Wage
$58,080
50th Percentile Wage
$69,540
75th Percentile Wage
$80,180
90th Percentile Wage
$94,100

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for medical and clinical laboratory technologists in Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $94,100. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $69,540. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $46,880.

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
$69,540
2.14% 9.33%
2015
$68,050
2.54% -
2014
$66,320
3.95% -
2013
$63,700
1.02% -
2012
$63,050
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists in Washington Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of medical and clinical laboratory technologists in some Washington cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of medical and clinical laboratory technologists in state of Washington ranges from $60,240 to $78,260. The highest paying area for medical and clinical laboratory technologists in Washington is Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $78,260. The second highest paying city/area in Washington State is Spokane (mean annual salary $72,750). The lowest paying area is Lewiston with a median annual salary of $60,240.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$78,260
Spokane
$72,750
Olympia
$71,320
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro
$70,720
Wenatchee-East Wenatchee
$69,900
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett
$69,520
Kennewick-Pasco-Richland
$69,390
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue
$69,050
Mount Vernon-Anacortes
$68,570
Tacoma
$67,090
Yakima
$66,880
Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$66,190
Bellingham
$65,970
Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$65,140
Longview
$65,030
Central Washington nonmetropolitan area
$64,360
Bremerton-Silverdale
$62,440
Lewiston
$60,240




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