How much does a Hospital Lab Clerk make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Hospital Lab Clerk in the United States is $19 as of June 27, 2024, but the range typically falls between $17 and $22. Hourly rate can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

Hospital Lab Clerk Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Hourly Pay Rate Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Hospital Lab Clerk Salary $15 US June 27, 2024
25th Percentile Hospital Lab Clerk Salary $17 US June 27, 2024
50th Percentile Hospital Lab Clerk Salary $19 US June 27, 2024
75th Percentile Hospital Lab Clerk Salary $22 US June 27, 2024
90th Percentile Hospital Lab Clerk Salary $24 US June 27, 2024
25% $17 10% $15 90% $24 75% $22 $19 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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Each competency has five to ten behavioral assertions that can be observed, each with a corresponding performance level (from one to five) that is required for a particular job.

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Customer Service: Customer service is the provision of service to customers before, during and after a purchase. The perception of success of such interactions is dependent on employees "who can adjust themselves to the personality of the guest". Customer service concerns the priority an organization assigns to customer service relative to components such as product innovation and pricing. In this sense, an organization that values good customer service may spend more money in training employees than the average organization or may proactively interview customers for feedback. From the point of view of an overall sales process engineering effort, customer service plays an important role in an organization's ability to generate income and revenue. From that perspective, customer service should be included as part of an overall approach to systematic improvement. One good customer service experience can change the entire perception a customer holds towards the organization.

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Packaging: Preparing products through wrapping or bottling to protect the goods from damages during transportation and storage.

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Patient Care: Patient care refers to the prevention, treatment, and management of illness and the preservation of physical and mental well-being through services offered by health professionals.

Customer Service 8.99%
Packaging 2.79%
Patient Care 1.29%
Others 86.93%
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Job Description for Hospital Lab Clerk

Hospital Lab Clerk provides general administrative support for a clinical lab operation. Logs, coordinates, and tracks delivery of lab specimens and ensure correct barcodes and labeling are in place. Being a Hospital Lab Clerk greets patients and obtains required documentation and performs data input. Responds to phone inquiries from patients and internal staff. Additionally, Hospital Lab Clerk requires a high school diploma or equivalent. Typically reports to a supervisor. The Hospital Lab Clerk works under the close direction of senior personnel in the functional area. Possesses a moderate understanding of general aspects of the job. May require 0-1 year of general work experience. (Copyright 2024 Salary.com)... View full job description

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For Hospital Lab Clerk, the upper level is Medical Lab Technician I and then progresses to Medical Lab Technician II.

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Hospital Lab Clerk salary varies from city to city. Compared with national average salary of Hospital Lab Clerk, the highest Hospital Lab Clerk salary is in San Francisco, CA, where the Hospital Lab Clerk salary is 25.0% above. The lowest Hospital Lab Clerk salary is in Miami, FL, where the Hospital Lab Clerk salary is 3.5% lower than national average salary.

City, State Compared to national average
City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
-3.5%
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 4.9%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.1%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 16.8%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
-1.3%

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