The Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U.S. Department of Labor projects that the employment of clinical laboratory technicians and scientists will increase by 16% through the year 2024.
In May 2014, the median annual salary was $59,430 for clinical/medical laboratory scientists, based on geographic location. Currently, there is a shortage in many parts of the country guaranteeing employment and higher salaries for graduates.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U.S. Department of Labor projects that the employment of physicians assistants will increase by 30% through the year 2024.
In May 2014, the median annual salary was $95,820 for physician assistants. Currently, there is a shortage in many parts of the country guaranteeing employment and higher salaries for graduates.
Our Medical Laboratory Science (MLS) graduates are working for dozens of employers, including hospitals, medical institutes, pharmaceutical companies, blood banks, and manufacturers of diagnostic equipment. Most are in the mid-Atlantic region, but others are as far away as Texas, Colorado, and Hawaii. Areas of employment include andrology/embryology, biosafety, bone marrow transplantation, cancer research, cellular immunology, clinical chemistry, customer support, fertility clinic, flow cytometry, forensic science, general clinical laboratory, hematology, HLA tissue typing, human genetics, immunohematology, immunology, infectious diseases, microbiology, molecular diagnostics, point of care, research & development, sales, technical consulting, and virology. Other professional careers include anesthesiologist, attorney, business analyst, chief financial officer, clinical information analyst, dentist, director of manufacturing, education, embryologist, law enforcement, marketing, nurse, optometrist, orthopedic surgeon, pharmacist, physician, physician assistant, senior sales representative, and system analyst.