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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.

Occupation Projection for Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians

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Code
Title Employment Change Average Annual Typical education needed for entry
2016 2026 Level Percent Exits Transfers Change Openings
292012  Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians 3,512 3,817 305 8.68 % 111 111 30 252 Associate's degree 

Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians Projections by Industry

Industry 2016
Employment
Projected 2026 Employment Change
2016-2026
2017
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Health Care and Social Assistance    2,950  84 % 3,180  83 % 230  8 % $43,654
Hospitals    1,930  55 % 2,060  54 % 130  7 % $43,044
Ambulatory Health Care Services    1,020  29 % 1,130  29 % 110  10 % $44,798
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    290  8 % 330  9 % 40  16 % $46,584
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    290  8 % 330  9 % 40  16 % $46,584
Educational Services    110  3 % 130  3 % 20  15 % $38,870
Educational Services    110  3 % 130  3 % 20  15 % $38,870
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