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Medical Laboratory Technologists

Perform laboratory tests on blood or tissue samples to diagnose health problems.

Quick Facts


Above the statewide median
$30.97 / hour    Read more about wages


National Data
Growth rate:  10.9%    Read more about outlook


On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Conduct research to increase knowledge about medical issues.
  • Enter patient or treatment data into computers.
  • Determine protocols for medical procedures.
  • Analyze laboratory findings.
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Job Title Examples:

Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS)
Medical Laboratory Technician
Medical Technologist (MT)

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