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CAREER TYPE

MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIST

Can you picture yourself in a lab coat?
Consider a career as a Medical Technologist.

 

CAREER TYPE KEY FACTS

Salary Range Potential: 
$61,267-$74,607 /YEAR

Education Required:
BACHELOR DEGREE & CERTIFICATION

Skills Needed:
COMPUTER SAVVY, ANALYTICAL THINKING, ATTENTION TO DETAIL, PROBLEM SOLVING – TROUBLE SHOOTING, MATHEMATICS

Sectors Hiring:
HOSPITAL LABORATORIES CLINICS, PUBLIC HEALTH LABORATORIES, RESEARCH FACILITIES, COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY PROGRAMS, PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANIES, INDUSTRIAL LABORATORIES, MILITARY

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Job Overview

SUMMARY:

Your science skills could earn you up to $74,000 or more. Learn more about Medical Technology programs right here in Mississippi.

JOB OVERVIEW:

Medical Technologists are laboratory scientists who perform a broad range of medical tests using microscopes and highly-sophisticated instruments and electronic equipment. The test results are used by physicians to make decisions about the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and illnesses. Medical Technologists are responsible for providing accurate, precise data to ensure quality patient care.

Medical Technologists work in a number of healthcare settings, including hospital laboratories, clinics, research facilities, colleges and universities, pharmaceutical companies and industrial laboratories.

Educational requirements are a bachelor’s degree plus certification. Several Mississippi colleges and universities offer programs in Medical Technology so learn more about your options today.

Salary Comparison

AVERAGE MISSISSIPPI WAGES

  • RESTAURANTS & BARS - $13,925

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  • ARTS, ENTERTAINMENT & RECREATION - $20,177

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  • RETAIL TRADE - $24,956

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  • REAL ESTATE RENTAL & LEASING - $34,172

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  • TOTAL PRIVATE SECTOR - $37,282

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