How much does a Medical Laboratory Scientist make?

Updated Jun 22, 2021

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$57,953 /yr
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715 salaries

$46K

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$58K

Average

$74K

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The national average salary for a Medical Laboratory Scientist is $57,953 in United States. Filter by location to see Medical Laboratory Scientist salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 715 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Medical Laboratory Scientist employees.

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Ascension
3.5

Ascension

Medical Laboratory Scientist - Hourly

$26

 /hr
Range: $23 - $32
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$23

$32

$23 - $32 Range

Sanford Health
3.5

Sanford Health

Medical Laboratory Scientist - Hourly

$25

 /hr
Range: $21 - $28

$21

$28

$21 - $28 Range

Education Affiliates
2.7

Education Affiliates

Medical Laboratory Scientist

$61,641

 /yr
Range: $59K - $68K

$59K

$68K

$59,100 - $67,754 Range

UCHealth
4

UCHealth

Medical Laboratory Scientist - Hourly

$30

 /hr
Range: $28 - $44

$28

$44

$28 - $44 Range

Sonora Quest Laboratories
3.5

Sonora Quest Laboratories

Medical Laboratory Scientist - Hourly

$26

 /hr
Range: $24 - $33

$24

$33

$24 - $33 Range

Ascension Seton
3.9

Ascension Seton

Medical Laboratory Scientist - Hourly

$27

 /hr
Range: $24 - $34

$24

$34

$24 - $34 Range

Fairview Health Services
3.5

Fairview Health Services

Medical Laboratory Scientist - Hourly

$34

 /hr
Range: $31 - $38

$31

$38

$31 - $38 Range

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Mayo Clinic
4.1

Mayo Clinic

Medical Laboratory Scientist - Hourly

$31

 /hr
Range: $30 - $38

$30

$38

$30 - $38 Range

Texas Health Resources
4.1

Texas Health Resources

Medical Laboratory Scientist - Hourly

$31

 /hr
Range: $28 - $37

$28

$37

$28 - $37 Range

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
3.9

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Medical Laboratory Scientist - Hourly

$25

 /hr
Range: $24 - $26

$24

$26

$24 - $26 Range

Allina Health
3.7

Allina Health

Medical Laboratory Scientist - Hourly

$31

 /hr
Range: $30 - $36

$30

$36

$30 - $36 Range

The University of Kansas Health System
4

The University of Kansas Health System

Medical Laboratory Scientist - Hourly

$30

 /hr
Range: $26 - $36

$26

$36

$26 - $36 Range

University of Maryland Medical Center
3.6

University of Maryland Medical Center

Medical Laboratory Scientist - Hourly

$27

 /hr
Range: $25 - $35

$25

$35

$25 - $35 Range

Banner Health
3.5

Banner Health

Medical Laboratory Scientist - Hourly

$26

 /hr
Range: $25 - $30

$25

$30

$25 - $30 Range

Vanderbilt University Medical Center
3.8

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Medical Laboratory Scientist - Hourly

$28

 /hr
Range: $25 - $33

$25

$33

$25 - $33 Range

Duke University Health System
4

Duke University Health System

Medical Laboratory Scientist - Hourly

$24

 /hr
Range: $21 - $31

$21

$31

$21 - $31 Range

Northwestern Medicine
4

Northwestern Medicine

Medical Laboratory Scientist - Hourly

$29

 /hr
Range: $27 - $31

$27

$31

$27 - $31 Range

TriCore Reference Laboratories
3.3

TriCore Reference Laboratories

Medical Laboratory Scientist - Hourly

$24

 /hr
Range: $20 - $27

$20

$27

$20 - $27 Range

University of Washington
4.3

University of Washington

Medical Laboratory Scientist

$69,727

 /yr
Range: $60K - $76K

$60K

$76K

$60,000 - $76,000 Range

Baylor Scott & White Health
3.8

Baylor Scott & White Health

Medical Laboratory Scientist - Hourly

$25

 /hr
Range: $19 - $39

$19

$39

$19 - $39 Range

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Recent Salary Reports

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$18
hourly
A Mlt in the Chester, SC Area area reported making $18 per hour
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Chester, SC Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
College / University
$15
hourly
A Medical Laboratory Scientist in the Salt Lake City, UT Area area reported making $15 per hour
Job Highlights
Salt Lake City, UT Area area
Part-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
$20
hourly
A Medical Laboratory Scientist in the San Antonio, TX Area area reported making $20 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
San Antonio, TX Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Hospital
$65,000
per year
A Medical Laboratory Scientist in the Denver, CO Area area reported making $65,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Denver, CO Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$29
hourly
A Medical Laboratory Scientist in the Austin, TX Area area reported making $29 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Austin, TX Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$29
hourly
A Medical Laboratory Scientist in the Salt Lake City, UT Area area reported making $29 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Salt Lake City, UT Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$31
hourly
A Medical Laboratory Scientist in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $31 per hour
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Houston, TX Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$26
hourly
A Medical Laboratory Scientist in the Cincinnati, OH Area area reported making $26 per hour
Job Highlights
Cincinnati, OH Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Hospital
$15
hourly
A Medical Laboratory Scientist in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $15 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Intern
 
5001 to 10000 employees
College / University
$60,000
per year
A Medical Laboratory Scientist in the Syracuse, NY Area area reported making $60,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Syracuse, NY Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government