Medical Lab Technician

The medical laboratory technician collects samples and performs tests on body fluids and tissue to assist physicians in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases. Technicians design, administer, analyse, compare and ensure the accuracy and validity of laboratory tests and work with other health care practitioners in the diagnosis and treatment of patients.

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Starting Salaries

Avg. 

406000

Min. 

184000

Max. 

1000000

What you need to get started

  • Pre-entry experience in a laboratory can be useful

  • Knowledge of lab procedures and standard operating procedures can be beneficial. 

Employment Outlook

  • It is a very rewarding career with a lot of career opportunities.

  • Opportunities for technicians to set up their own laboratory.

  • Medical lab technology jobs are projected to increase by at least 18 percent on a national average, according to official surveys. 

International Opportunities

Texas, California, New York, Florida and Pennsylvania

Educational Qualifications

  • B.Sc./ BMLT in Medical Lab Technology

  • M.Sc./ MMLT in Medical Lab Technology

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Medical Lab Technology

Soft Skills

  • Communication

  • Computer literacy

  • Attention to details

  • Problem Solving

  • Teamwork

  • Research

  • Microsoft-Office

Technical Skills

  • Medicine

  • Technology 

  • Biology

  • Chemistry)

  • Computer literacy 

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