Entry-Level Biological Science Laboratory Technician Salary

Entry-Level Biological Science Laboratory Technicians pull down an average of $16.04 per hour. Most Entry-Level Biological Science Laboratory Technicians are fairly content with their jobs, and work satisfaction falls in line with the national average. Male Entry-Level Biological Science Laboratory Technicians are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 58 percent of the field. While some workers in this profession — approximately one-fifth — do not have any health coverage, a strong majority do receive medical benefits and the larger part have dental insurance. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$27,095 - $49,279
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$37K
$49K
MEDIAN: $37,279
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$12.14 - $20.35
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MEDIAN: $16.04
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$27,095 - $49,279  
   
Bonus
$205.11 - $4,932  
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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$25,733 - $46,427  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 110
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.14 - $20.35  
   
Overtime
$19.22 - $30.40  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$205.11 - $4,932  
   
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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$25,733 - $46,427  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 209

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Key Stats for Biological Science Laboratory Technician

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 31 votes.
Less than 1 year
20%
1-4 years
72%
5-9 years
8%
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Skills That Affect Biological Science Laboratory Technician Salaries

Microbiology
▲10%

Molecular Biology
▲2%

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
▲1%

PCR Analysis
▲1%

National Average
$35,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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