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 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average 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.
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.
|Year||Median Salary||Growth||3-Year Growth|
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|
|Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area|| |
|North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area|| |