Blood Bank Technologists


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Occupation is in demand for the following regions: Northeast, Career Cluster
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Blood Bank Technologists

Blood Bank Technologists - Employment & Outlook

The table below provides information about the number of workers in this occupation in various regions. It also provides information about the expected growth rate and future job openings.

Employment

About one-third of medical laboratory technicians work in hospitals.

Major employers:

  • Hospitals
  • Medical laboratories
  • Doctors' offices and clinics

Outlook

Demand for this occupation will be strong. The number of medical tests, treatments, and procedures that are performed each year is growing rapidly. Technicians will be in demand to use and maintain the equipment needed to run these tests and procedures.

In addition to the jobs created by growth, other job openings will occur as current workers retire or leave this occupation.

Medical Laboratory Technicians (CIS 100376)

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Illinois
5,563
Large
&
5.9%
5.8%
>>>>
379
Moderate
  Champaign Area
127
Large
&
3.1%
7.0%
>>>>
8
Moderate
  Charleston-Effingham-Centralia Area
93
Medium
&
7.5%
5.0%
>>>>
7
Moderate
  Cook County
2,559
Large
&
5.2%
5.6%
>>>>
172
Moderate
  Decatur Area
47
Medium
&
2.1%
7.0%
>>>>
2
Very few
  DeKalb-Elgin-Aurora Area
214
Medium
&
7.9%
9.7%
>>>>
16
Moderate
  Du Page County
610
Large
&
9.0%
5.4%
>>>>
44
Moderate
  Edwardsville Area
84
Medium
&
6.0%
5.1%
>>>>
6
Few
  Jacksonville-Carlinville-Litchfield Area
41
Medium
&
9.8%
7.0%
>>>>
2
Very few
  Kankakee-Morris-Pontiac Area
104
Large
&
3.8%
5.2%
>>>>
6
Moderate
  Lake County
269
Medium
&
7.4%
8.6%
>>>>
18
Moderate
  McHenry County
56
Medium
&
5.4%
6.8%
>>>>
4
Few
  Mt Vernon-Marion-Carbondale Area
114
Large
&
1.8%
6.8%
>>>>
8
Moderate
  Northwest Illinois Area
79
Medium
&
-1.3%
3.6%
>>>>
4
Few
  Peoria-Bloomington Area
279
Medium
&
5.4%
7.3%
>>>>
20
Moderate
  Quincy-Macomb-Galesburg Area
70
Medium
&
7.1%
4.3%
>>>>
4
Few
  Rock Island-Moline Area
110
Medium
&
10.9%
5.7%
>>>>
9
Moderate
  Rockford Area
150
Medium
&
5.3%
7.6%
>>>>
11
Moderate
  Shawnee National Forest Area
41
Medium
&
0.0%
2.4%
>>>>
2
Very few
  Springfield Area
176
Large
&
2.8%
4.7%
>>>>
10
Moderate
  St Louis-Belleville Area
133
Medium
&
4.5%
6.4%
>>>>
9
Moderate
  Vermilion County
35
Medium
&
2.9%
4.9%
>>>>
2
Very few
  Will County
178
Medium
&
14.0%
9.1%
>>>>
14
Moderate
United States
337,800
Large
&
7.3%
3.7%
>>>>
21,600
High
Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.