Careers & Employment Outlook Medical Laboratory Technologists have an unlimited choice of practice settings, Hospitals, for-profit laboratories, clinics, physician office laboratories, public health facilities, business and industry all offer excellent job placement. The Medical Laboratory Technologist performs a full range of laboratory tests from the most routine to the most complex. Median annual wages of medical and clinical laboratory technicians were $35,380 in May 2008. The middle 50 percent earned between $28,420 and $44,310. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $23,480, and the highest 10 percent earned more than $53,520.For more information visit U.S. Department of Labor.