Medical Laboratory Technicians have many career opportunities working in Hospital Laboratories, Clinics, Physician's Offices, Public Health Laboratories. Reference Laboratories, Veterinarian Laboratories, Sales and Marketing.
More information on laboratory professions:
American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) – http://www.ascp.org
American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS) – http://www.ascls.org
AMT American Medical Technologists - http://americanmedtech.org
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U.S. Department of Labor, projected job growth is 22%, much faster than the average occupation. According to Jobs Rated Almanac, medical laboratory science has 25% job growth and good job security. Among health related professions, it currently ranks #3. The latest information shows the median annual wage for medical laboratory technicians is about $37,240. Currently there is a shortage in many parts of the country guaranteeing employment and higher salaries for graduates.
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