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Medical Laboratory Technician Career

This is what a degree from JCTC in Clinical Laboratory Technology looks like: 

  • Associate of Applied Science Degree
  • Tools you need to assume the responsibilities of a laboratory technician within a healthcare facility
  • Learn how to perform laboratory tests 
  • This program is offered at the Downtown Campus of the Jefferson Community and Technical College
  • Learn more about the Medical Laboratory Technician Program at Jefferson.

Facts from the Bureau of Labor Statistics:

Median Pay - 2018 $52,330 per year
$25.16 per hour
Typical Entry-Level Education Bachelor's degree
Typical Work Experience None
Any On-The-Job Training? None
Number of Jobs - 2018 331,700
Job Growth? 11% (Much faster than average)
Number of Jobs there will be from 2018-2028: 35,100

What tasks will I do in this field?

Tasks you can expect to preform while working:

  • Analyze body fluids
  • Study blood samples
  • Operate sophisticated laboratory equipment
  • Use automated equipment and computerized instruments
  • Log data from medical tests
  • Discuss results and findings of laboratory tests and procedures with physicians

Current Medical Laboratory Technician Jobs!

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How much can I expect to earn?

Average pay based on where you work:
General medical and surgical hospitals; state, local, and private $55,040
Outpatient care centers  $50,520
Medical and diagnostic laboratories $50,040
Junior colleges, colleges, universities, and professional schools; state, local, and private  $50,010
Physician Offices  $47,060