Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists (29-2011)

Occupation description:  Perform complex medical laboratory tests for diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease. May train or supervise staff.

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Employment and Job Openings   (click here for the 10-year forecast)

  Employment Average annual openings
  2016 estimate2026 projectionPercent change Labor force exitsOccupation transfersTotal
Alaska 246305 24.08 822
United States 171,400191,200 11.55,500 5,50012,980

Job outlook

  • Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is robust with low employment opportunities. Read more.


Wages

Wage data is not available.


Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
29576 25.847.1 38.9
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation57
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation42
UI claimants previously working in occupation8
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 49
Number of job position postings 19
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 2.6

Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training

Education: Bachelor’s degree Work experience: None On-the-job training: None

Training Resources

 Degree
ABC of Alaska   (Anchorage)
Bloodborne Pathogens

 Degree
Beacon Occupational Health and Safety Services   (Anchorage)
Bloodborne Pathogens

 Degree
Multimed   (Anchorage)
American Safety & Health Institute (ASHI) Blood Borne Pathogens

 Degree
Northern Industrial Training   (Palmer)
Bloodborne Pathogens / 045

 Degree
TSS - The Safety Specialists   (Ketchikan)
Bloodborne Pathogens