Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Medical Laboratory Technologist make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

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Industry

$64,788 / yrTotal Pay
$61,451 / yrBase Pay
$3,336 / yrAdditional Pay

$64,788

 / yr
$43K$97K
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The estimated total pay for a Medical Laboratory Technologist is $64,788 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $61,451 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $3,336 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Related Job Titles

For Medical Laboratory Technologist

Some related job titles are Medical Lab Technologist Salaries with median pay of $61,593, Medical Laboratory Technician Salaries with median pay of $54,827, Mlt Salaries with median pay of $92,490, Clinical Lab Technologist Salaries with median pay of $71,934.

Top Paying Companies

For a Medical Laboratory Technologist in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a Medical Laboratory Technologist in United States. Employers include Deibel Laboratories, US Department of Veterans Affairs and UChicago Medicine.

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Deibel Laboratories
Deibel Laboratories
$80,441/yr
7
Civista Health
$70,958/yr
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Quest Diagnostics
3.6
Medical Laboratory TechnologistSee 32 salaries from all locations

$33

 / hr

$31

 / hr

$64,989

 / yr

$71,005

 / yr

$33

 / hr

$73,714

 / yr
Civista Health
3.0
Medical Laboratory TechnologistSee 9 salaries from all locations

$34

 / hr

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Healthcare jobs, already in high demand, are expected to grow extensively to meet the increased need from an aging population. Careers in this industry are diverse, though most require additional training and pay above-average wages. Despite fewer opportunities for remote work than other professions, healthcare jobs can be found nearly everywhere, including both rural and urban settings. While careers in healthcare offer high job security, they also often involve long hours, including evening and weekend shift work, particularly for those just starting their career.

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Job Title

Location

Total Pay

Base Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date of Time

Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT)

United States of America

 | <1 year

$18

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

<1 year
Yesterday
Medical Laboratory Technician

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$18

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Medical Laboratory Technologist

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$86,670

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Medical Laboratory Technician

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$67,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
Medical Laboratory Technician

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$27

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Medical Laboratory Technician

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$26

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
MLT/MLS

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$34

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Medical Laboratory Technician

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$20

/hr

Submitted2 days ago

1-3 years
2 days ago

Medical Laboratory Technologist pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Medical Laboratory Technologist is $61,451 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Medical Laboratory Technologist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 653 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Medical Laboratory Technologist employees.

The highest salary for a Medical Laboratory Technologist in United States is $91,295 per year.

The lowest salary for a Medical Laboratory Technologist in United States is $41,364 per year.

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