Medical Technologist Salaries in Oregon
No career path is considered without the salary itself being a consideration and the Oregon medical technologist salary is no different in that respect. The field of clinical laboratory science offers a diverse selection of career paths. Within that selection is a diverse salary range. This range depends on many things.
The skills and education of the technologist are to be considered, but so are some other topics. Geographic locations tend to fluctuate in salaries based on the economy of the area and the need of the profession. Those who specialize in one area of medical technology may find that they have a higher salary range, but may need to narrow down the location to one that has the need for such specialization. No matter what area of medical technology the individual works in, those in positions of supervision will receive higher pay than those who are not. The Oregon medical technologist salary average now stands at $52,000 according to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics.
To get an idea of how that state average is spread through various cities in Oregon, review the list of cities and median salaries below.
- Portland: $46,000
- Salem: $43,000
- Eugene: $48,000
- Gresham: $46,000