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Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians
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or $27.79 hourly
as of 2021
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Assisting and Caring for Others
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How quickly is this occupation growing?
The number of 'Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians' job openings is expected to rise 6.6% by 2031
'Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians' is expected to be a fast growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.
What are the median wages for 'Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians' in the United States?
In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians' was $57,800, or $27.79 hourly
'Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians' are paid 26.3% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
How many people are employed as medical and clinical laboratory technicians?
As of 2021 there were 318,780 people employed as Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians within the United States.
This represents around 0.23% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 441 people are employed as Medical and Clinical Laboratory 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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