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Medical technologist salary in United States

How much does a Medical Technologist make in the United States?

Average base salary

Average $32.44
Low $18.92
High $55.61
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a medical technologist is $32.44 per hour in the United States. 15.9k salaries reported, updated at December 1, 2023

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Top companies for Medical Technologists in United States

  1. KPG Healthcare
    20 reviews647 salaries reported
    $58.24per hour
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Highest paying cities for Medical Technologists near United States

  1. Danville, PA
    $45.40 per hour
    42 salaries reported
  2. Chicago, IL
    $39.50 per hour
    97 salaries reported
  3. Portland, OR
    $37.06 per hour
    124 salaries reported
  1. Tucson, AZ
    $31.06 per hour
    10 salaries reported
  2. Dallas, TX
    $30.65 per hour
    40 salaries reported
  3. Tampa, FL
    $30.62 per hour
    81 salaries reported
  1. Nashville, TN
    $29.64 per hour
    215 salaries reported
  2. Plano, TX
    $29.28 per hour
    55 salaries reported
  3. Columbus, OH
    $26.69 per hour
    323 salaries reported
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Where can a Medical Technologist earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Medical Technologists

Top skills
Clinical Laboratory Experience
Top certifications
ASCP Certification
Top specialties

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Most common benefits for Medical Technologists

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • 403(b)
  • Adoption assistance
  • Continuing education credits
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Free parking
  • Health insurance
  • Housing stipend
  • Life insurance
  • Loan forgiveness
  • Loan repayment program
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid housing
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid time off
  • Pet insurance
  • Referral program
  • Relocation assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Travel reimbursement
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 232 ratings

53% of Medical Technologists in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in United States?


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Common questions about salaries for a Medical Technologist

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