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Medical Laboratory Technicians

Perform routine medical laboratory tests to diagnose diseases.

Quick Facts

Wages:

Above the statewide median
$21.86 / hour    Read more about wages

Outlook:

Well above statewide average
Growth rate:  14.9%    Read more about outlook

Education:

Associate's degree is typical for entry. National Data

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Enter patient or treatment data into computers.
  • Conduct research to increase knowledge about medical issues.
  • Test biological specimens to gather information about patient conditions.
  • Inform medical professionals regarding patient conditions and care.
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Job Title Examples:

Cytotechnologist
Laboratory Technician
Non-Registered Technician

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