Median pay for Clinical Laboratory Scientists in Los Angeles is around $40.59 per hour. Clinical Laboratory Scientists in Los Angeles, Calif. survey participants are largely women, dominating at 64 percent. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction for Los Angeles Clinical Laboratory Scientists is high. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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$34.25 - $50.87
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$70,221 - $107,583  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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Overtime
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$70,221 - $107,583  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 42

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About Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles County, California
3,971,896
Male:
1,958,998 (49.3%)
Female:
2,012,898 (50.7%)
Los Angeles (/lɒs ˈændʒəlᵻs/, Spanish for "The Angels"), officially the City of Los Angeles and often known by its initials L.A., is the second-most populous city in the United States after New York City, the most populous city in California, and the county seat of Los Angeles County. Situated in Southern California, Los Angeles is known for its mediterranean climate, ethnic diversity, sprawling metropolis, and as a major center of the American entertainment industry. Los Angeles lies in a large coastal basin surrounded on three sides by mountains reaching up to and over 10,000 feet (3,000 m). Historically home to the Chumash and Tongva, Los Angeles was claimed by Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo for Spain in 1542 along with the rest of what would become Alta California. The city was officially founded on September 4, 1781, by Spanish governor Felipe de Neve. It became a part of Mexico in 1821 following the Mexican...
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Pay by Experience Level for Clinical Laboratory Scientist

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


The average inexperienced worker earns $83K, and someone who has worked for five to 10 years can expect a bigger median salary of $87K. Los Angeles Clinical Laboratory Scientists claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $81K. Clinical Laboratory Scientists in Los Angeles, Calif. who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $94K.

Key Stats for Clinical Laboratory Scientist

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
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Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
36%
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Experience Affects Clinical Laboratory Scientist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 10%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$85,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Experienced
up arrow 5%

Skills That Affect Clinical Laboratory Scientist Salaries

Regulatory Compliance
0%

National Average
$85,000


Molecular Biology
up arrow 7%

Data Analysis
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
36%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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