The median expected histology technician salary in the United States is $49,288. This basic market pricing report was prepared using our Certified Compensation Professionals’ analysis of survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at employers of all sizes, industries and geographies.

Source: HR Reported data as of August 2011

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The Histology technician preps tissue specimens for scientific procedures to identify a patient’s clinical diagnosis. They also do intricate histological procedures, analyze data, and takes care of histologic instruments.

A career in Histotechology might require an associate’s degree or a degree program that’s equivalent to two-to-four years of experience in the field. A Certification as a Histotechnician HT (ASCP) is also attainable, and must be familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager.

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