Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists

5.1/10 job score
risk level
by 2031
or $27.79 hourly
as of 2021

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 60% (Robots are watching)

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Qualities required for this occupation:
Assisting and Caring for Others
Finger Dexterity
Manual Dexterity
Social Perceptiveness
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What do you think the risk of automation is?

How likely do you think this occupation will be taken over by robots/AI within the next 20 years?

How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists' job openings is expected to rise 6.6% by 2031
'Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists' 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 Technologists' in the United States?

In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists' was $57,800, or $27.79 hourly
'Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists' 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 technologists?

As of 2021 there were 318,780 people employed as Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists 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 Technologists.

Job description

Perform complex medical laboratory tests for diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease. May train or supervise staff.

SOC Code: 29-2011.00


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Panax (No chance) says
No way. There must be a person that takes responsibility. Even if them just sitting there watching what the robots are doing.
Feb 02, 2020 at 01:30 AM

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