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Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians

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Perform routine medical laboratory tests for the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease. May work under the supervision of a medical technologist.


  • Excellent job opportunities are expected.
  • Clinical laboratory technologists usually have a bachelor's degree with a major in medical technology or in one of the life sciences; clinical laboratory technicians generally need either an associate degree or a certificate.
  • Most jobs will continue to be in hospitals, but employment will grow rapidly in other settings, as well.


Personality I'm hands on
Salary $36,950/yr ($18.48/hr)
Job Outlook Average
Education Associates Degree