Employment Outlook

According to the U.S, Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of medical laboratory technicians is projected to grow 22 percent from 2012 to 2022, much faster than the average for all occupations.

The starting salary range of a new graduate in the Tulsa area is approximately $30,000 to 36,500. Salaries vary with geographic location and the clinical practice setting.   Increased salaries likely will be available based upon experience and/or shift differential (2nd or 3rd shift).  The mean 5 year salary for Medical Laboratory Technicians in the Tulsa area is around $41,500.