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Fast Facts for Medical Lab Technicians in Louisiana

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Shreveport, Alexandria and Monroe
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Houma, Lake Charles and New Orleans
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: New Orleans, Baton Rouge and Shreveport

Salaries for Medical Lab Technicians in Louisiana

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Lafayette, Monroe and Baton Rouge

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Programs
  • Medical Laboratory Technology
  • Sterile Processing Technician
  • Surgical Technology

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Baton Rouge
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Programs
  • Dialysis Technician - Diploma

Blue Cliff College was founded in New Orleans, Louisiana in 1987 with the goal of becoming one of the most respected and innovative Massage Therapy training centers in the nation. In June of 1989, the College in Louisiana received its Proprietary School License from the state. In 1998, the Continuing Education College was proud to receive accreditation from the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC). The Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) is a recognized accrediting agency by the US Department of Education.

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Houma
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  • Health Information Management
  • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs in 2015 by U.S. News and World Report.
  • Lets undergrad students try classes before paying any tuition.
  • Has an average class sizes of 18 for undergraduate and 13 for graduate-level courses.
  • Offers numerous scholarship opportunities that can help students save up to $750 per term on their tuition.
  • Tends to educate degree-seeking online and campus-based students who are adult learners with families and students who work while pursuing higher education.
Programs
  • Surgical Technology - Associate in Occupational Studies
  • Committed to excellence in education since 1897 with a rich history of helping students find successful careers.
  • Offers a wide array of over 35 degree programs including business, medical, technology, and more.
  • Developed a Graduate Placement Strategy (GPS) that helps students prepare for careers with externships, help building a career portfolio, resume writing, and more.
  • Its fully-accredited campuses offer day, evening, and online classes.
  • Gives graduates access to career tools and networking resources for life.
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Shreveport
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  • A.S. - Healthcare Technology and Systems
  • Diploma - Healthcare Technology and Systems
  • Offers special tuition pricing for Veterans, Active Duty Military and spouses/qualifying dependents of all Active Duty, National Guard and Reserves.
  • Works closely with an advisory board from the medical community to ensure that their curriculum, equipment and instruction are current.
  • Allows students to complete assignments on the go with its Blackboard Learn mobile app.
  • Gives online students live student support for technical or course questions.
  • Has campus locations in Florida as well as online learning programs.
Programs
  • Associate of Science in Medical Assisting Science
  • Has students attend one four-week class at a time and take their final exam before moving on to their next class.
  • Offers 24/7 online tech support, with a typical response time of 4 hours or less.
  • Has online help centers that offer assistance with writing, statistics, medical assisting, and more.
  • Provides job placement assistance to all its students and alumni.
  • Researches trends for growing fields to tailor a more effective curriculum.

More Louisiana Medical Lab Schools

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Bossier City
Associate
4,986
New Orleans
Associate
13,210
Houma
Associate
1,296
Pineville
Masters
1,056
New Orleans
Doctorate & First Professional
2,234
Shreveport
Doctorate & First Professional
800
Alexandria
Bachelor
2,574
Ruston
Doctorate
10,564
Metairie
Associate
639
Lafayette
Associate
969
Lake Charles
Masters
8,095
Natchitoches
Masters
9,037
Baton Rouge
Masters
2,103
Shreveport
Associate
2,337
Monroe
Doctorate & First Professional
8,541

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Medical Lab Technicians

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Louisiana. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Medical Lab Technicians

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Medical Lab Technicians relative to the population of the city. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Baton Rouge 480 $38,620
Alexandria 70 $29,880
Hammond 40 $36,430
Houma 80 $47,480
Thibodaux 80 $47,480
Lafayette 290 $29,000
Lake Charles 80 $39,300
Monroe 30 $34,360
New Orleans 800 $32,890
Metairie 800 $32,890
Shreveport 520 $28,510
Bossier City 520 $28,510

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