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Medical Technologist Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$50,000
$40,000
$50,000
$61,000
Medical technologists in the United States make an average salary of $50,098 per year or $24.09 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $40,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $61,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Alaska, California, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington provide the highest medical technologist salaries.
Best Paying Cities
Boston, MA
$59,018
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Map of Medical Technologist Salaries

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Average Salary

Average Medical Technologist Salary By Location

Throughout the U.S., the average salary for a medical technologist is roughly $50,098 per year, which boils down to $24.09 per hour. Interestingly enough, medical technologists have the highest salaries in Boston, MA at about $59,018 per year. For those who are just starting out, the average entry-level salary in Boston, MA is $33,000. Additionally, medical technologists make more than the average salary in Farmington, CT, Rochester, NH, Albany, NY, Salt Lake City, UT, and Tucson, AZ. On a more broad level, medical technologist salaries are highest in Alaska, California, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island. On the contrary, Kentucky, Oklahoma, and Alabama offer the lowest medical technologist salaries.

City
Average Salary
Boston, MA
Boston, MA
$59,018
$59k
Farmington, CT
Farmington, CT
$56,779
$57k
Rochester, NH
Rochester, NH
$56,361
$56k
Albany, NY
Albany, NY
$55,155
$55k
Salt Lake City, UT
Salt Lake City, UT
$54,137
$54k
Tucson, AZ
Tucson, AZ
$53,507
$54k
Washington, DC
Washington, DC
$51,661
$52k
Baltimore, MD
Baltimore, MD
$50,957
$51k
Cleveland, OH
Cleveland, OH
$50,358
$50k
Williston, ND
Williston, ND
$49,558
$50k

High Paying Medical Technologist Jobs

Average Medical Technologist Salary By Company

If you want to get paid the most as a medical technologist, being employed by a company such as Children's Hospital or Mount Sinai Health System would be a smart choice, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. Additionally, companies like Brigham & Women's Hospital and Children's Hospital of Philadelphia also report highly competitive salaries for medical technologists.

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Medical Technologist Salary History

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    Recently Added Medical Technologist Salaries

    CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
    Medical Simulation Technician
    Medical Simulation Technician
    Baltimore, MD
    Baltimore, MD
    10/30/2020
    10/30/2020
    $38,964
    $38,964
    10/30/2020
    Peace Health
    Peace Health
    Medical Technologist
    Medical Technologist
    Medical Technologist
    Friday Harbor, WA
    Friday Harbor, WA
    10/30/2020
    10/30/2020
    $62,693
    $62,693
    10/30/2020
    Medical Technologist I or II
    Medical Technologist I or II
    Tahlequah, OK
    Tahlequah, OK
    10/29/2020
    10/29/2020
    $45,559
    $45,559
    10/29/2020
    Medical Technologist-Core Testing
    Medical Technologist-Core Testing
    Springfield, OR
    Springfield, OR
    10/28/2020
    10/28/2020
    $62,693
    $62,693
    10/28/2020
    Open Interviews at Applied Medical Technology @ 10Am-2Pm
    Open Interviews at Applied Medical Technology @ 10Am-2Pm
    Brecksville, OH
    Brecksville, OH
    10/28/2020
    10/28/2020
    $26,088
    $26,088
    10/28/2020
    Peace Health
    Peace Health
    Medical Technologist-Core Testing
    Medical Technologist-Core Testing
    Medical Technologist-Core Testing
    Springfield, OR
    Springfield, OR
    10/28/2020
    10/28/2020
    $62,693
    $62,693
    10/28/2020
    Medical Technologist
    Medical Technologist
    Gaithersburg, MD
    Gaithersburg, MD
    10/28/2020
    10/28/2020
    $58,436
    $58,436
    10/28/2020
    Health Advocates Network, Inc.
    Health Advocates Network, Inc.
    Medical Technologist (MLT)-Evenings
    Medical Technologist (MLT)-Evenings
    Medical Technologist (MLT)-Evenings
    Roseau, MN
    Roseau, MN
    10/27/2020
    10/27/2020
    $104,350
    $104,350
    10/27/2020
    Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
    Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
    Medical Technologist
    Medical Technologist
    Medical Technologist
    Columbus, OH
    Columbus, OH
    10/26/2020
    10/26/2020
    $75,132
    $75,132
    10/26/2020
    Medical Technologist Atrmc (LAB)
    Medical Technologist Atrmc (LAB)
    Grants Pass, OR
    Grants Pass, OR
    10/25/2020
    10/25/2020
    $59,208
    $59,208
    10/25/2020