Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technician Salary Information in Charleston, West Virginia

The annual and hourly salary statistics of medical and clinical laboratory technicians in Charleston, West Virginia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of medical and clinical laboratory technicians in Charleston is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians in Charleston, West Virginia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24,040
25th Percentile Wage
$27,980
50th Percentile Wage
$34,200
75th Percentile Wage
$45,780
90th Percentile Wage
$64,700

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for medical and clinical laboratory technicians in Charleston, West Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $64,700. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $34,200. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $24,040.

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. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth3-Year Growth
2015
$34,200
-0.06% 7.40%
2014
$34,220
4.15% -
2013
$32,800
3.45% -
2012
$31,670
- -

Table 3. Compare Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technician Salary in Charleston with Other West Virginia Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $34,200, Charleston is the lowest paying city for medical and clinical laboratory technicians in state of West Virginia, following city of Cumberland (median annual salary of $45,150). Compared with the highest paying city Cumberland, the median annual salary of medical and clinical laboratory technicians in Charleston is 24.3 percent (24.3%) lower.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Cumberland
$45,150
Wheeling
$43,960
Winchester
$42,360
Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna
$41,490
Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$41,100
North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$39,600
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria
$39,480
Huntington-Ashland
$39,300
Hagerstown-Martinsburg
$36,890
Morgantown
$35,930
Charleston
$34,200



See also: Top paying jobs in Charleston, West Virginia.