Entry-Level Biological Science Laboratory Technician Salary

Entry-Level Biological Science Laboratory Technicians take home approximately $16.07 per hour on average. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — one in five lack coverage. On the flip side, a fair number have medical insurance and more than half receive dental plans. Male Entry-Level Biological Science Laboratory Technicians who responded to the survey are more common than women; more than half (60 percent) are men. Most workers in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$26,511 - $49,742
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MEDIAN: $37,688
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$12.28 - $20.44
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MEDIAN: $16.07
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$26,511 - $49,742  
   
Bonus
$202.73 - $5,034  
Profit Sharing
$1,277  
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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$25,896 - $47,377  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 102
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.28 - $20.44  
   
Overtime
$18.55 - $31.19  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$202.73 - $5,034  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,277  
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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$25,896 - $47,377  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 187

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Key Stats for Biological Science Laboratory Technician

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 28 votes.
Less than 1 year
21%
1-4 years
72%
5-9 years
7%
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Skills That Affect Biological Science Laboratory Technician Salaries

Microbiology
▲13%

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
▲2%

Molecular Biology
▲1%

PCR Analysis
▲1%

National Average
$35,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
no benefits
None: 21%