Employment data isn't available specifically for this occupation from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, so we are using the data from Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians.
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Imminent Risk (81-100%): Occupations in this level have an extremely high likelihood of being automated in the near future. These jobs consist primarily of repetitive, predictable tasks with little need for human judgment.
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Our visitors have voted that it's probable this occupation will be automated. This assessment is further supported by the calculated automation risk level, which estimates 87% chance of automation.
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The number of 'Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians' job openings is expected to rise 6.6% by 2032
Total employment, and estimated job openings
Updated projections are due 09-2023.
In 2022, the median annual wage for 'Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians' was $57,380, or $27 per hour
'Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians' were paid 23.9% higher than the national median wage, which stood at $46,310
Wages over time
As of 2022 there were 333,600 people employed as 'Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians' within the United States.
This represents around 0.23% of the employed workforce across the country
Put another way, around 1 in 443 people are employed as 'Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians'.
Prepare histological slides from tissue sections for microscopic examination and diagnosis by pathologists. May assist with research studies.
SOC Code: 29-2012.01
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