A Laboratory Assistant earns an average wage of AU$20.83 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

AU$35,235 - AU$58,489
AU$35K
AU$49K
AU$58K
MEDIAN: AU$48,877
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90%

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AU$17.09 - AU$24.70
AU$17
AU$21
AU$25
MEDIAN: AU$20.83
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$20KAU$40KAU$60K
Salary
AU$35,235 - AU$58,489  
   
Bonus
AU$1,750  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$35,583 - AU$54,006  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 36
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$17AU$34AU$51
Hourly Rate
AU$17.09 - AU$24.70  
   
Overtime
AU$3.02 - AU$50.68  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Bonus
AU$1,750  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$35,583 - AU$54,006  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 91

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Pay by Experience Level for Laboratory Assistant

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Key Stats for Laboratory Assistant

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
054
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
6%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Laboratory Assistant Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 11%

Late-Career
up arrow 11%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
AU$44,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 12%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision:
dental benefits
None: 88%
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