What is the average medical lab technician salary?

The average medical lab technician salary is approximately $41,000 per year as of 2010. Medical lab technicians in the top 10 percent of the pay scale make about $49,000 per year. Those in the bottom 10 percent make approximately $34,000 per year. One thing that will determine how much money you make as a medical lab technician is the amount of education and experience you possess. Some people obtain only a one-year certificate, while others get an associate's degree in the field. As you gain work experience, you will be able to increase your pay.