Assistant Laboratory Director Salary

Slightly less than two-thirds of Assistant Laboratory Directors in the United States are seasoned employees who have more than 10 years of experience in the field. Pay ranges from $39K to $134K per year, and the average comes out to $80K per year. Residence and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. For the most part, Assistant Laboratory Directors enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Men working as Assistant Laboratory Directors who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 56 percent. A large number get medical and dental insurance, and a fair number get vision plans, too. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$44,042 - $122,554
$44K
$80K
$120K
MEDIAN: $79,575
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50%
90%

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$17.48 - $61.24
$22
MEDIAN: $21.61
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$44,042 - $122,554  
   
Bonus
$1,750  
Profit Sharing
$5,000  
Total Pay (?
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$38,912 - $134,150  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 16
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$21.61  
   
Overtime
$26.79  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,750  
   
Profit Sharing
$5,000  
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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$38,912 - $134,150  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 8
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Job Description for Assistant Laboratory Director

  • Assist in supervising personnel and assistants.
  • Manage administrative tasks and foster communication between teams.
  • Assist with research, data collection, and analysis.

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Pay by Experience Level for Assistant Laboratory Director

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


Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $48K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $80K. Experienced professionals who have spent one to two decades on the job can score lucrative paychecks that average out to $108K. Survey participants with more than two decades under their belts actually report earning less than people with less experience; the former take home only $98K on average.

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Key Stats for Assistant Laboratory Director

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
42%
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Experience Affects Assistant Laboratory Director Salaries

Experienced
▲69%

Late-Career
▲52%

Mid-Career
▲25%

National Average
$64,000

Entry-Level
▼25%

Skills That Affect Assistant Laboratory Director Salaries

Operations Management
▲46%

People Management
▲23%

National Average
$64,000

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
42%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
vision benefits
Vision: 76%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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