Labor Statistics and Salary Information

New Jersey Salaries

Salaries in the NY-Northern NJ Metropolitan area are higher than those reported nationally and statewide.  

Professional Title
Percentile
10%
25%
75%
90%
Cytotechnologist
57,563 63,340 75,156 80,137
Medical Technologist (Clinical Lab Scientist)
53,505
58,385
69,409 74,564
Medical Laboratory Technician (Clinical Lab Technician)
37,935
41,647
50,218 54,308
Phlebotomist
26,336
28,981
35,075 37,979
Laboratory Supervisor II
55,325
64,843
87,855 99,288
Laboratory Information Systems Coordinator
56,954
65,173
82,501 90,058
Laboratory Manager
67,697
78,728
105,908 119,622
Laboratory Services Director
93,318
103,984
129,567 142,193
Source:   www.salary.com   June 2008, Middlesex County, NJ

National and Regional Data


According to US Bureau of Labor Statistics (2002-2012):

US Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook - Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians   http://stats.bls.gov/oco/ocos096.htm


A survey conducted by the American Society for Clinical Pathology in 2002 reported vacancy rates of up to 10% in various lab positions   Source: Lab Med (2003)34:702-707:

Vacancy Rates
Profession
National
Northeast
Clinical Lab Scientist (Medical Technologist)
7.0%
8.3%
Clinical Laboratory Technician (Medical Laboratory Technician)
8.6%
3.5%
Cytotechnologist
7.6%
2.9%
Histotechnician
8.7%
no data
Histotechnologist
10.0%
6.1%
Phlebotomist
9.1%
8.0%


New Jersey Clinical Laboratory Personnel Vacancy Data:

A survey of NJ hospital laboratory managers was conducted by the Clinical Laboratory Personnel Shortage Task Force in Spring 2003. Data from over half of the NJ hospitals indicated an overall vacancy rate of 13.6% for hospital laboratory personnel.
Source: Keohane EM, Schaad ME, Feeney K (2005). 2003 Workforce survey of hospital clinical laboratories in New Jersey. Clin Lab Sci, 18(2):100-106.

 

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