What is the average annual salary for Cytotechnologist?
The annual salary for someone with the job title Cytotechnologist may vary depending on a number of factors including industry, company size, location, years of experience and level of education. 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.
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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.
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