How much does a Medical Lab Technician II make in the United States? The average Medical Lab Technician II salary in the United States is $59,802 as of June 27, 2024, but the range typically falls between $53,660 and $65,380. Salary ranges 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. 

Medical Lab Technician II Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Medical Lab Technician II Salary $48,068 US June 27, 2024
25th Percentile Medical Lab Technician II Salary $53,660 US June 27, 2024
50th Percentile Medical Lab Technician II Salary $59,802 US June 27, 2024
75th Percentile Medical Lab Technician II Salary $65,380 US June 27, 2024
90th Percentile Medical Lab Technician II Salary $70,458 US June 27, 2024
25% $53,660 10% $48,068 90% $70,458 75% $65,380 $59,802 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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What skills does a Medical Lab Technician II need?

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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Analysis: Analysis is the process of considering something carefully or using statistical methods in order to understand it or explain it.

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Quality Assurance: Verifying the adherence of product with required specifications and expectations to track and resolve deficiencies prior to product release.

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Microbiology: Microbiology (from Greek μῑκρος, mīkros, "small"; βίος, bios, "life"; and -λογία, -logia) is the study of microorganisms, those being unicellular (single cell), multicellular (cell colony), or acellular (lacking cells). Microbiology encompasses numerous sub-disciplines including virology, parasitology, mycology and bacteriology. Eukaryotic microorganisms possess membrane-bound cell organelles and include fungi and protists, whereas prokaryotic organisms—all of which are microorganisms—are conventionally classified as lacking membrane-bound organelles and include Bacteria and Archaea. Microbiologists traditionally relied on culture, staining, and microscopy. However, less than 1% of the microorganisms present in common environments can be cultured in isolation using current means. Microbiologists often rely on molecular biology tools such as DNA sequence based identification, for example 16s rRNA gene sequence used for bacteria identification.

Analysis 3.61%
Quality Assurance 2.92%
Microbiology 2.07%
Others 91.4%
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Job Description for Medical Lab Technician II

Medical Lab Technician II performs a variety of routine and specialized diagnostic medical lab tests as requested by healthcare staff according to established protocols and procedures. Prepares specimens for microscopic examination or testing procedures. Being a Medical Lab Technician II operates automated laboratory instrumentation and equipment. Performs quality control and assurance procedures. Additionally, Medical Lab Technician II records lab results in specified system. Follows all required privacy, safety, and biohazard procedures and standards. Requires an associate degree in laboratory technology, science or equivalent. Requires valid certification as Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) from ASCP or AMT. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Medical Lab Technician II works independently within established procedures associated with the specific job function. Has gained proficiency in multiple competencies relevant to the job. To be a Medical Lab Technician II typically requires 3-5 years of related experience. (Copyright 2024 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Medical Lab Technician II salary varies from city to city. Compared with national average salary of Medical Lab Technician II, the highest Medical Lab Technician II salary is in San Francisco, CA, where the Medical Lab Technician II salary is 25.0% above. The lowest Medical Lab Technician II salary is in Miami, FL, where the Medical Lab Technician II 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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