According to a report released by the American Clinical Laboratory Association (ACLA) on 5/6/19, the contributions of clinical laboratories to the economy and the job market in the United States shows that clinical laboratories support more than 688,000 jobs resulting in $44.75 billion in wages to American workers. More than $9.81 billion in federal taxes are paid by the industry.
The report was sponsored by the ACLA and was conducted by John Dunham & Associates. Public data and ACLA member data was used to arrive at the report’s conclusions. The records from more than 53,600 laboratories nationwide were used in developing the report.