A Laboratory Assistant earns an average wage of AU$20.76 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 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$34,521 - AU$58,471
(Median)
AU$35K
AU$49K
AU$58K
MEDIAN: AU$48,805
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50%
90%

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AU$16.97 - AU$24.92
(Median)
AU$17
AU$21
AU$25
MEDIAN: AU$20
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$20KAU$40KAU$60K
Salary
AU$34,521 - AU$58,471  
   
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$35,233 - AU$54,925  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 40
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$16AU$32AU$48
Hourly Rate
AU$16.97 - AU$24.92  
   
Overtime
AU$33.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$32KAU$64KAU$96K
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$35,233 - AU$54,925  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 93
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Pay by Experience Level for Laboratory Assistant

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

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Experience Affects Laboratory Assistant Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 12%

Late-Career
up arrow 7%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
AU$44,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

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