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Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians

in Massachusetts

Perform routine medical laboratory tests for the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease. May work under the supervision of a medical technologist.

All Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Code
Title Employment Change Annual Average Openings Typical education needed for entry
2014 2024 Level Percent Total Growth Replace-
ments
292012  Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians 5,986 6,767 781 13.05 % 221 78 143 Associate's degree 

Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Projection Table Definitions and Notes
Industry 2014
Employment
Projected 2024 Employment Change
2014-2024
2016
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Health Care and Social Assistance    4,780  80 % 5,510  81 % 730  15 % $43,460
Hospitals    3,280  55 % 3,680  54 % 400  12 % $43,240
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    650  11 % 660  10 % 10  1 % $46,380
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    650  11 % 660  10 % 10  1 % $46,380
Educational Services    410  7 % 450  7 % 40  9 % $47,030
Educational Services    410  7 % 450  7 % 40  9 % $47,030
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