Medical Laboratory Technology Career Snapshot

Graduates May be Employed in…

  • Hospitals
  • Clinics / Doctor Offices
  • Laboratory Testing Companies
  • Veterinary Clinics
  • Pharmaceutical Companies
  • Research Laboratories
  • Diagnostic Labs
  • Environmental Research


Examples of Potential Area Employers…

  • North Arkansas Regional Medical Center
  • Baxter Regional Medical Center
  • Northwest Medical Center
  • Quest Diagnostics Incorporated
  • MANA – Fayetteville Diagnostic Clinic
  • Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory
  • Mercy Health Systems


Northwest Arkansas Area Wages

Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists: Perform complex medical laboratory tests for diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease. May train or supervise staff.

Entry-level Wage............................................................................................. $28,160 annually

Average Wage................................................................................................. $45,738 annually

Experienced Wage......................................................................................... $54,527 annually


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.

Entry-level Wage............................................................................................. $25,463 annually

Average Wage................................................................................................. $39,539 annually

Experienced Wage......................................................................................... $46,577 annually