[Histonet] HT salary

Lee & Peggy Wenk lpwenk <@t> covad.net
Fri Dec 12 04:17:01 CST 2003

Not to beat a dead horse . . .

But now that we've told this person that their wage is unrealistic, I
thought I'd let people know that the ASCP Board of Registry home page has
the latest wage and vacancy surveys available on line. The survey was done
in late 2002, but was just published in "Laboratory Medicine" in the fall of

Please remember that your area/city on the country may be higher or lower
(e.g., in the Detroit area, we are about $2/hour higher). No, it doesn't
list universities separately. And I know from my student being hired, that
universities do  pay less, but often it is off-set by not having to pay to
attend classes, or by getting great discounts on tuition fees.


(note: the "space" between center and research is an underline -

In summary for HT -
(Listed as the average beginning/middle/top salary per hour)

Average of all HT jobs = $13.66/$16.61/$18.59

Hospital = 13.66/16.71/18.74
Reference/private lab = 13.34/15.50/18.00

<100 beds      = 12.75/15.50/17.86
100-299 beds = 13.53/16.13/18.00
300-499 beds = 13.50/16.35/18.93
500+ beds      = 14.05/17.85/19.68

Rural = 12.88/15.29/17/07
Suburb = 14.75/18.03/20.81

Small/medium city = 13.05/16.05/18.00
Large city = 15.00/18.00/19.91

Hope that helps.

Peggy A. Wenk, HTL(ASCP)SLS
William Beaumont Hospital
Royal Oak, MI 48073

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