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Medical technologist salary in United States

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

Average base salary

$28.90
Average $28.90
Low $16.29
High $51.26
Non-cash benefit
401(k)
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The average salary for a medical technologist is $28.90 per hour in the United States. 12.4k salaries reported, updated at September 14, 2022

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Top companies for Medical Technologists in United States

  1. Rapid Temps, Inc
    3.5star
    62 reviews25 salaries reported
    $65.20per hour
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Highest paying cities for Medical Technologists near United States

  1. Chicago, IL
    $53.86 per hour
    74 salaries reported
  2. Atlanta, GA
    $51.02 per hour
    72 salaries reported
  3. Ann Arbor, MI
    $38.03 per hour
    10 salaries reported
  1. Richmond, VA
    $37.04 per hour
    17 salaries reported
  2. Boston, MA
    $35.15 per hour
    42 salaries reported
  3. Laboratory, PA
    $32.30 per hour
    6 salaries reported
  1. Phoenix, AZ
    $30.27 per hour
    52 salaries reported
  2. Houston, TX
    $26.24 per hour
    484 salaries reported
  3. Dallas, TX
    $26.14 per hour
    149 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

84,393 job openings

Average $32.53 per hour

Clinical Laboratory Scientist

8,192 job openings

Average $1,683 per month

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Common questions about salaries for a Medical Technologist

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