How much does a Cytotechnologist make? The median annual Cytotechnologist salary is $72,555, as of February 22, 2017, with a range usually between $65,910-$79,280, however this can vary widely depending on a variety of factors. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Cytotechnologist in the United States.
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Cytotechnologist in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Cytotechnologist in the United States is $72,555, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Cytotechnologist in the United States are expected to make less than $72,555.
Source: HR Reported data as of February 22, 2017
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Cytotechnologist that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Cytotechnologist are expected to make less than the median.
Source: HR Reported data as of March 2017
Examines human body cells to detect evidence of cancer or other diseases. May draw blood from patients by venipuncture. Centrifuges blood specimens in test and capillary tubes to separate sediment and cells from blood serum. Categorizes slides and records classification and compiles listings of patients for follow-up analysis. Reports analysis of slides with unusual cell structures to pathologist. Requires a bachelor's degree, certification by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists as a Cytotechnologist CT (ASCP), and 2 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. View full job description