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Medical Laboratory Technician Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$50,000
$38,000
$50,000
$64,000
Medical laboratory technicians in the United States make an average salary of $50,200 per year or $24.13 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $38,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $64,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Alaska, California, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Maine provide the highest medical laboratory technician salaries.
Best Paying Cities
Boston, MA
$56,459
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Map of Medical Laboratory Technician Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Medical Laboratory Technicians earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary

Average Medical Laboratory Technician Salary By Location

While a medical laboratory technician can average a salary of $50,200 per year, or $24.13 per hour, there are many opportunities for medical laboratory technicians to make more. For example, in Boston, MA you might make $56,459 per year. Other high-paying locations include Los Angeles, CA, Rochester, NH and Tacoma, WA. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to Boston, MA where the average starting salary is $31,000. The highest paying states for medical laboratory technicians include Alaska, California and Massachusetts. Meanwhile, Arkansas, Colorado, and Nebraska offer the lowest salaries.

City
Average Salary
Boston, MA
Boston, MA
$56,459
$56k
Los Angeles, CA
Los Angeles, CA
$55,567
$56k
Rochester, NH
Rochester, NH
$54,402
$54k
Tacoma, WA
Tacoma, WA
$53,710
$54k
Hartford, CT
Hartford, CT
$53,233
$53k
Syracuse, NY
Syracuse, NY
$52,572
$53k
Fargo, ND
Fargo, ND
$48,377
$48k
Lake Havasu City, AZ
Lake Havasu City, AZ
$48,131
$48k
Philadelphia, PA
Philadelphia, PA
$47,603
$48k
Detroit, MI
Detroit, MI
$46,555
$47k

High Paying Medical Laboratory Technician Jobs

Average Medical Laboratory Technician Salary By Company

To earn a high income as a medical laboratory technician, working for Lake Hospital System or TMC Healthcare might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like Adena Health System and Springhill Medical Center report highly competitive salaries for medical laboratory technicians.

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Medical Laboratory Technician Salary History

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    Recently Added Medical Laboratory Technician Salaries

    CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
    Gables Search Group
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    Columbus, OH
    Columbus, OH
    10/31/2020
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    $44,161
    $44,161
    10/31/2020
    State of North Dakota
    State of North Dakota
    Covid Medical Laboratory Technician and Medical Laboratory Scientists
    Covid Medical Laboratory Technician and Medical Laboratory Scientists
    Covid Medical Laboratory Technician and Medical Laboratory Scientists
    Bismarck, ND
    Bismarck, ND
    10/29/2020
    10/29/2020
    $56,349
    $56,349
    10/29/2020
    Lab Technician Biology, Chemistry, Medical Tech
    Lab Technician Biology, Chemistry, Medical Tech
    Raritan, NJ
    Raritan, NJ
    10/29/2020
    10/29/2020
    $41,740
    $41,740
    10/29/2020
    Medical Laboratory Technologist 2--Temporary Solutions
    Medical Laboratory Technologist 2--Temporary Solutions
    Raleigh, NC
    Raleigh, NC
    10/29/2020
    10/29/2020
    $50,610
    $50,610
    10/29/2020
    Peace Health
    Peace Health
    Medical Technologist-Laboratory
    Medical Technologist-Laboratory
    Medical Technologist-Laboratory
    Ketchikan, AK
    Ketchikan, AK
    10/28/2020
    10/28/2020
    $66,471
    $66,471
    10/28/2020
    Medical Technologist/Mlt
    Medical Technologist/Mlt
    Roseburg, OR
    Roseburg, OR
    10/28/2020
    10/28/2020
    $61,337
    $61,337
    10/28/2020
    Medical Technologist-Laboratory
    Medical Technologist-Laboratory
    Ketchikan, AK
    Ketchikan, AK
    10/28/2020
    10/28/2020
    $66,471
    $66,471
    10/28/2020
    Careerstaff Unlimited
    Careerstaff Unlimited
    Travel Medical Laboratory Technician-Lab Tech-Acute
    Travel Medical Laboratory Technician-Lab Tech-Acute
    Travel Medical Laboratory Technician-Lab Tech-Acute
    Urbana, IL
    Urbana, IL
    10/27/2020
    10/27/2020
    $22,540
    $22,540
    10/27/2020
    Godshall Recruiting
    Godshall Recruiting
    Medical Lab Tech
    Medical Lab Tech
    Medical Lab Tech
    Greenville, SC
    Greenville, SC
    10/27/2020
    10/27/2020
    $43,827
    $43,827
    10/27/2020
    Certified Medical Lab Technician Arrmc (LAB)
    Certified Medical Lab Technician Arrmc (LAB)
    Medford, OR
    Medford, OR
    10/23/2020
    10/23/2020
    $47,646
    $47,646
    10/23/2020