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Laboratory Technician Average Salary in Palestine 2021

How much money does a Laboratory Technician make in Palestine?

Average Monthly Salary
1,210 USD
( 14,500 USD yearly)


A person working as a Laboratory Technician in Palestine typically earns around 1,210 USD per month. Salaries range from 580 USD (lowest) to 1,900 USD (highest).

This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Laboratory Technician salaries vary drastically based on experience, skills, gender, or location. Below you will find a detailed breakdown based on many different criteria.

Laboratory Technician Salary Distribution in Palestine

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The median, the maximum, the minimum, and the range

  • Salary Range

    Laboratory Technician salaries in Palestine range from 580 USD per month (minimum salary) to 1,900 USD per month (maximum salary).

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 1,260 USD per month, which means that half (50%) of people working as Laboratory Technician(s) are earning less than 1,260 USD while the other half are earning more than 1,260 USD. The median represents the middle salary value. Generally speaking, you would want to be on the right side of the graph with the group earning more than the median salary.

  • Percentiles

    Closely related to the median are two values: the 25th and the 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of Laboratory Technician(s) are earning less than 830 USD while 75% of them are earning more than 830 USD. Also from the diagram, 75% of Laboratory Technician(s) are earning less than 1,640 USD while 25% are earning more than 1,640 USD.

What is the difference between the median and the average salary?

Both are indicators. If your salary is higher than both of the average and the median then you are doing very well. If your salary is lower than both, then many people are earning more than you and there is plenty of room for improvement. If your wage is between the average and the median, then things can be a bit complicated. We wrote a guide to explain all about the different scenarios. How to compare your salary

Laboratory Technician Salary Comparison by Years of Experience

How does experience and age affect your pay?

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The experience level is the most important factor in determining the salary. Naturally the more years of experience the higher your wage. We broke down Laboratory Technician salaries by experience level and this is what we found.

A Laboratory Technician with less than two years of experience makes approximately 680 USD per month.

While someone with an experience level between two and five years is expected to earn 960 USD per month, 42% more than someone with less than two year's experience.

Moving forward, an experience level between five and ten years lands a salary of 1,260 USD per month, 31% more than someone with two to five years of experience.

On average, a person's salary doubles their starting salary by the time they cross the 10 years* experience mark.
* Based on the average change in salary over time. Salary variations differ from person to person.

Additionally, Laboratory Technician(s) whose expertise span anywhere between ten and fifteen years get a salary equivalent to 1,550 USD per month, 23% more than someone with five to ten years of experience.

If the experience level is between fifteen and twenty years, then the expected wage is 1,650 USD per month, 6% more than someone with ten to fifteen years of experience.

Lastly, employees with more than twenty years of professional experience get a salary of 1,810 USD per month, 9% more than people with fifteen to twenty years of experience.

Laboratory Technician average salary change by experience in Palestine

0 - 2 Years
680 USD
2 - 5 Years+42%
960 USD
5 - 10 Years+31%
1,260 USD
10 - 15 Years+23%
1,550 USD
15 - 20 Years+6%
1,650 USD
20+ Years+9%
1,810 USD
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Typical Salary Progress for Most Careers

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Laboratory Technician Salary Comparison By Education

How do education levels affect salaries?

Displayed below is the average salary difference between different Laboratory Technician(s) who have the same experience but different education levels.

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We all know that higher education equals a bigger salary, but how much more money can a degree add to your income? We broke down Laboratory Technician salaries by education level in order to make a comparison.

When the education level is Bachelor's Degree, the average salary of a Laboratory Technician is 1,070 USD per month.

While someone with a Master's Degree gets a salary of 1,530 USD per month, 43% more than someone having a Bachelor's Degree degree.

Laboratory Technician average salary difference by education level in Palestine

Bachelor's Degree
1,070 USD
Master's Degree+43%
1,530 USD
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Is a Master's degree or an MBA worth it? Should you pursue higher education?

A Master's degree program or any post-graduate program in Palestine costs anywhere from 8,540 US Dollar(s) to 25,600 US Dollar(s) and lasts approximately two years. That is quite an investment.

You can't really expect any salary increases during the study period, assuming you already have a job. In most cases, a salary review is conducted once education is completed and the degree has been attained.

Many people pursue higher education as a tactic to switch into a higher paying job. The numbers seem to support the thoery. The average increase in compensation while changing jobs is approximately 10% more than the customary salary increment.

If you can afford the costs of higher education, the return on investment is definitely worth it. You should be able to recover the costs in roughly a year or so.

Typical Salary Difference by Education for Most Careers

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Laboratory Technician Salary Comparison By Gender

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Though gender should not have an effect on pay, in reality, it does. So who gets paid more: men or women? Male Laboratory Technician employees in Palestine earn 9% more than their female counterparts on average.

1,280 USD
1,170 USD
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Comparison By Gender in Palestine for all Careers

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Laboratory Technician Average Annual Salary Increment Percentage in Palestine

How much are annual salary increments in Palestine for Laboratory Technician(s)? How often do employees get salary raises?

Laboratory Technician

Laboratory Technician(s) in Palestine are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 6% every 28 months. The national average annual increment for all professions combined is 5% granted to employees every 28 months.

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The figures provided here are averages of numbers. Those figures should be taken as general guidelines. Salary increments will vary from person to person and depend on many factors, but your performance and contribution to the success of the organization remain the most important factors in determining how much and how often you will be granted a raise.

Palestine / All Professions

The term 'Annual Salary Increase' usually refers to the increase in 12 calendar month period, but because it is rarely that people get their salaries reviewed exactly on the one year mark, it is more meaningful to know the frequency and the rate at the time of the increase.

How to calculate the salary increment percentage?

The annual salary Increase in a calendar year (12 months) can be easily calculated as follows: Annual Salary Increase = Increase Rate x 12 ÷ Increase Frequency

The average salary increase in one year (12 months) in Palestine is 2%.

Annual Increment Rate By Industry 2020

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Listed above are the average annual increase rates for each industry in Palestine for the year 2020. Companies within thriving industries tend to provide higher and more frequent raises. Exceptions do exist, but generally speaking, the situation of any company is closely related to the economic situation in the country or region. These figures tend to change frequently.

Worldwide Salary Raises: All Countries and All Jobs

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Laboratory Technician Bonus and Incentive Rates in Palestine

How much and how often are bonuses being awarded?Annual Salary Bonus Rate Palestine Laboratory Technician
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A Laboratory Technician is considered to be a low bonus-based job due to the generally limited involvement in direct revenue generation, with exceptions of course. The people who get the highest bonuses are usually somehow involved in the revenue generation cycle.

86% of surveyed staff reported that they haven't received any bonuses or incentives in the previous year while 14% said that they received at least one form of monetary bonus.

Those who got bonuses reported rates ranging from 0% to 4% of their annual salary.

Received Bonus
No Bonus

Types of Bonuses Considered

Individual Performance-Based Bonuses

The most standard form of bonus where the employee is awarded based on their exceptional performance.

Company Performance Bonuses

Occasionally, some companies like to celebrate excess earnings and profits with their staff collectively in the form of bonuses that are granted to everyone. The amount of the bonus will probably be different from person to person depending on their role within the organization.

Goal-Based Bonuses

Granted upon achieving an important goal or milestone.

Holiday / End of Year Bonuses

These types of bonuses are given without a reason and usually resemble an appreciation token.

Bonuses Are Not Commissions!

People tend to confuse bonuses with commissions. A commission is a prefixed rate at which someone gets paid for items sold or deals completed while a bonus is in most cases arbitrary and unplanned.

What makes a position worthy of good bonuses and a high salary?

The main two types of jobs

Revenue GeneratorsSupporting Cast

Employees that are directly involved in generating revenue or profit for the organization. Their field of expertise usually matches the type of business.

Employees that support and facilitate the work of revenue generators. Their expertise is usually different from that of the core business operations.

A graphics designer working for a graphics designing company.

A graphic designer in the marketing department of a hospital.

Revenue generators usually get more and higher bonuses, higher salaries, and more frequent salary increments. The reason is quite simple: it is easier to quantify your value to the company in monetary terms when you participate in revenue generation.

Try to work for companies where your skills can generate revenue. We can't all generate revenue and that's perfectly fine.

Bonus Comparison by Seniority Level

Top management personnel and senior employees naturally exhibit higher bonus rates and frequencies than juniors. This is very predictable due to the inherent responsibilities of being higher in the hierarchy. People in top positions can easily get double or triple bonus rates than employees down the pyramid.

Laboratory Technician Average Hourly Wage in Palestine

7 USD per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Palestine is 7 USD. This means that the average Laboratory Technician in Palestine earns approximately 7 USD for every worked hour.

Hourly Wage = Annual Salary ÷ ( 52 x 5 x 8 )

The hourly wage is the salary paid in one worked hour. Usually jobs are classified into two categories: salaried jobs and hourly jobs. Salaried jobs pay a fix amount regardless of the hours worked. Hourly jobs pay per worked hour. To convert salary into hourly wage the above formula is used (assuming 5 working days in a week and 8 working hours per day which is the standard for most jobs). The hourly wage calculation may differ slightly depending on the worked hours per week and the annual vacation allowance. The figures mentioned above are good approximations and are considered to be the standard. One major difference between salaried employees and hourly paid employees is overtime eligibility. Salaried employees are usually exempt from overtime as opposed to hourly paid staff.

Laboratory Technician VS Other Jobs

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The average salary for Laboratory Technician is 43% less than that of Healthcare Technical. Also, Healthcare Technical salaries are 17% less than those of Health and Medical.

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Clinical Data Reviewer1,620 USD+34%
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Clinical Microbiologist3,100 USD+160%
Clinical Molecular Geneticist2,760 USD+130%
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Cytogenetic Technologist2,230 USD+85%
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Dispensing Optician1,570 USD+30%
Dosimetrist2,200 USD+82%
EKG Technician1,520 USD+26%
Endoscopic Assistant1,400 USD+16%
Endoscopy Technician1,290 USD+7%
Enterostomal Therapist2,230 USD+85%
Epidemiologist2,610 USD+120%
FGP Ultrasound Techncian1,290 USD+7%
Health Systems Specialist1,970 USD+63%
Health Technologist2,130 USD+76%
Healthcare Data Analyst1,690 USD+40%
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Immunologist3,110 USD+160%
Industrial Hygienist2,060 USD+71%
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Informatics Practice Specialist1,830 USD+51%
Interventional Radiographer2,680 USD+120%
Lab Assistant1,220 USD+1%
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Laboratory Technician1,210 USD+0%
Low Vision Therapist2,970 USD+150%
Mammography Technician1,270 USD+5%
Medical Coder1,170 USD-3%
Medical Courier890 USD-26%
Medical Equipment Preparer1,320 USD+9%
Medical Forms Designer1,100 USD-9%
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Nutrition Assistant1,320 USD+9%
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Ophthalmic Assistant1,360 USD+13%
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Optician2,810 USD+130%
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Orthoptist3,880 USD+220%
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Pathology Assistant1,300 USD+8%
Perfusionist4,290 USD+260%
Phlebotomist970 USD-20%
Pre Authorization Case Manager1,910 USD+58%
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Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Diffah1,330 USD
Gazza1,340 USD
Jerusalim1,210 USD
Ramallah1,150 USD

Government vs Private Sector Salary Comparison

Where can you get paid more, working for a private company or for the government? Public sector employees in Palestine earn 21% more than their private sector counterparts on average across all sectors.

Private Sector
1,550 USD
Public Sector+21%
1,880 USD
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