Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians
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High Risk (61-80%): Jobs in this category face a significant threat from automation, as many of their tasks can be easily automated using current or near-future technologies.
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Our visitors have voted they are unsure if this occupation will be automated. However, the automation risk level we have generated suggests a much higher chance of automation: 78% chance of automation.
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Sentiment over time (yearly)
The number of 'Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians' job openings is expected to rise 6.6% by 2031
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'.
Perform routine medical laboratory tests for the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease. May work under the supervision of a medical technologist.
SOC Code: 29-2012.00
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