As of 2015, the typical salary of a medical technologist is around $51,000 annually and $24 hourly. The annual income range varies between $39,000 to $66,000. Numerous factors, such as education and work experience, size and location of the company, and industry type affect the salary of a medical technologist.
Medical technologists are responsible for conducting tests and diagnoses, handling samples and informing doctors about the results. When beginning a medical technologist career, the average salary is around $46,000 annually. It then increases to around $51,000 after 10 years. A medical technologist certification, Bachelor's degree and familiarity with required concepts and practices of the field of work are the requirements for becoming a medical technologist.