Medical Lab Technician II Salary in the United States

How much does a Medical Lab Technician II make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Medical Lab Technician II in the United States is $27 as of April 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $24 and $30. Hourly rate can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Job Description

Performs a variety of routine and specialized diagnostic medical lab tests as requested by healthcare staff according to established protocols and procedures. Prepares specimens for microscopic examination or testing procedures. Operates automated laboratory instrumentation and equipment. Performs quality control and assurance procedures. Records lab results in specified system. Follows all required privacy, safety, and biohazard procedures and standards. Requires an associate degree in laboratory technology, science or equivalent. Requires valid certification as Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) from ASCP or AMT. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Works independently within established procedures associated with the specific job function. Has gained proficiency in multiple competencies relevant to the job. Typically requires 3-5 years of related experience, or may need 2 years experience with additional specialized training and/or certification. (Copyright 2022 Salary.com)

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    Medical Lab Technician I

    1 - 3 years experience
    Associate's Degree

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    Medical Lab Technician II

    2 - 5 years experience
    Associate's Degree

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    Laboratory Supervisor I

    2 + years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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