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Medical & Clinical Laboratory Technologists perform complex medical laboratory tests for diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease. May train or supervise staff.

Sample of reported job titles: Chief Medical Technologist; Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS); Clinical Laboratory Technologist; Histologist Technologist; Medical Laboratory Technologist (Medical Lab Tech); Medical Technologist (MT); Medical Technologist, Clinical Laboratory Scientist; Microbiologist; Microbiology Technologist; Research Assistant

Local Characteristics

  • Median Wage of $19.66/hr (-1% from 2015)
  • 257 Employed Locally
  • Projected Growth, 2018-2023: 9%
  • Retirement Risk: 27% of Local Employees Aged 55+
  • Gender Diversity: 28% of Local Employees are Male

NCRC/WorkKeys Targets*

Graphic Literacy
5 5 5

Training and Prep

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*In 2017 NCRC/WorkKeys test names were revised from the older titles of Applied Math, Reading for Information, and Locating Information.