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Average Salary for Clinical Lab Technologist in United States

The average salary of a(n) Clinical Lab Technologist in United States is $70,396.

The average hourly rate of a(n) Clinical Lab Technologist in United States is $33.84.

The average bonus of a(n) Clinical Lab Technologist in United States is $1,330.00.

Job Description:

Provides accurate, timely, and cost effective laboratory testing of patient samples to aid in diagnosis and treatment of disease. Performs complex chemical, biological, hematological, immunologic, microscopic, and bacteriological tests. Examines blood and other body fluids microscopically. Makes cultures of body fluid and tissue samples to determine the presence of bacteria, fungi, parasites, or other microorganisms. Analyzes samples for chemical content or a chemical reaction and determines concentrations of compounds such as blood glucose and cholesterol levels. Types and cross matches blood samples for transfusions. Evaluates test results, develops and modifies procedures, and establishes and monitors programs to ensure the accuracy of tests. Performs many types of tests in small laboratories, and generally has a specialty in large laboratories. Prepares specimens and analyzes the chemical and hormonal contents of body fluids if specializing in clinical chemistry. Examines and identifies bacteria and other microorganisms if specializing in microbiology. Collects, types, and prepares blood and its components for transfusions if specializing in blood bank or immunohematology technology. Examines elements of the human immune system and its response to foreign bodies if specializing in immunology technology. Prepare slides of body cells and examine these cells microscopically for abnormalities that may signal the beginning of a cancerous growth if specializing in cytotechnology. Performs complex protein and nucleic acid testing on cell samples if specializing in molecular biology. Complies with lab and/or medical center safety procedures. Identifies real or potential problem situations or equipment failures, attempts to resolve within area of specialty or knowledge, and refers complex issues to appropriate source. Completes records, reports, and other statistical information for master files or database. May supervise Clinical Laboratory Technicians. Less

Provides accurate, timely, and cost effective laboratory testing of patient samples to aid in diagnosis and treatment of disease. Performs complex chemical, biological, hematological, immunologic, microscopic, and bacteriological tests. Examines blood and other body fluids microscopically. Makes cultures of body... More

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