H3
 
High Wage. High Demand. High Skill.

Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians

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

Overview

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Requirements

Required Education
Associate's degree
Required Work Experience
None
Job Training
None

Data

Comparisons

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Area/RegionEmployment 2016Employment 2026Percent ChangeAnnual OpeningsAvg. Hourly WageAvg. Annual WageH3High WageHigh SkillHigh Demand
Nebraska
1,543
1,763
14.26%
122
$19.30
$40,147
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High Skill Job
High Demand Job
Omaha Consortium
803
954
18.8%
69
$19.68
$40,953
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High Skill Job
High Demand Job
Lincoln MSA
280
328
17.14%
23
$17.65
$36,706
High Skill Job
High Demand Job
Grand Island MSA
41
46
12.2%
2
$17.14
$35,668
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Central
82
88
7.32%
7
$17.34
$36,056
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High Skill Job
High Demand Job
Mid-Plains
86
94
9.3%
7
$20.60
$42,857
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Northeast
117
129
10.26%
9
$21.79
$45,338
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High Skill Job
High Demand Job
Panhandle
73
84
15.07%
5
$18.22
$37,912
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High Skill Job
High Demand Job
Sandhills
6
6
0%
0
N/A
N/A
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High Skill Job
Southeast
52
57
9.62%
4
$20.81
$43,276
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High Demand Job
N/A: Data is not available due to confidentiality.
Wages from Occupational Employment Statistics, 4th Quarter 2017. Annual openings from 2016-2026 Long-term Occupational Projections.
Career Cluster information from Nebraska Department of Education.
Produced by the Nebraska Department of Labor, Office of Labor Market Information.