With approximately three in five of Assistant Laboratory Directors in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience, the field is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Average pay for Assistant Laboratory Directors is $85K per year and can range from $39K on the lower end to $134K per year near the higher end. Men working as Assistant Laboratory Directors who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 50 percent. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 50 percent. Work is enjoyable for Assistant Laboratory Directors, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. A large number get medical and dental insurance, and a fair number get vision plans, too. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$43,631 - $123,650
$44K
$85K
$120K
MEDIAN: $85,000
10%
50%
90%

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$17.48 - $61.24
$22
MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$43,631 - $123,650  
   
Profit Sharing
$5,000  
Total Pay (?
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$38,775 - $134,466  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 15
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
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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$38,775 - $134,466  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 8

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Job Description for Assistant Laboratory Director

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

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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.


Assistant Laboratory Directors who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $48K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $80K. Those with 10 to 20 years of experience under their belts can expect their paychecks to flourish around the six-figure median of $108K. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $110K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

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Key Stats for Assistant Laboratory Director

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
39%
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Experience Affects Assistant Laboratory Director Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 71%

Experienced
up arrow 68%

Mid-Career
up arrow 24%

National Average
$64,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 25%

Skills That Affect Assistant Laboratory Director Salaries

Operations Management
up arrow 45%

People Management
up arrow 22%

National Average
$64,000

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
39%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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