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Medical technologist salary in United States

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

Average base salary

$28.95
Average $28.95
Low $16.32
High $51.35
Non-cash benefit
401(k)
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The average salary for a medical technologist is $28.95 per hour in the United States. 12.8k salaries reported, updated at October 3, 2022

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Top companies for Medical Technologists in United States

  1. Rapid Temps, Inc
    3.5star
    62 reviews25 salaries reported
    $66.01per hour
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Highest paying cities for Medical Technologists near United States

  1. Chicago, IL
    $55.53 per hour
    70 salaries reported
  2. Portland, OR
    $53.26 per hour
    52 salaries reported
  3. Atlanta, GA
    $51.69 per hour
    78 salaries reported
  1. Laboratory, PA
    $34.59 per hour
    5 salaries reported
  2. Miami, FL
    $34.09 per hour
    27 salaries reported
  3. Phoenix, AZ
    $30.42 per hour
    57 salaries reported
  1. Houston, TX
    $26.28 per hour
    565 salaries reported
  2. Dallas, TX
    $26.15 per hour
    144 salaries reported
  3. Lexington, KY
    $22.51 per hour
    217 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
+67.20%salary
Top certifications
ASCP Certification
+17.65%salary
Top specialties
Radiology
+27.77%salary

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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?

Technologist

84,570 job openings

Average $32.50 per hour

Clinical Laboratory Scientist

7,986 job openings

Average $1,709 per month

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Common questions about salaries for a Medical Technologist

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