Clinical Laboratory Scientist in San Diego, California Salary

San Diego Clinical Laboratory Scientists take home an average $40.25 per hour. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Women Clinical Laboratory Scientists in San Diego, Calif. who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. Job satisfaction for Clinical Laboratory Scientists in San Diego is high. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$41,180 - $112,500
$41K
$77K
$110K
MEDIAN: $77,262
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$32.93 - $51.39
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$41,180 - $112,500  
   
Bonus
$4,966  
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$55,361 - $110,074  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 14
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Hourly Rate
$32.93 - $51.39  
   
Overtime
$34.25 - $121.20  
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Bonus
$4,966  
   
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$55,361 - $110,074  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 29

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About San Diego, California

San Diego County, California
1,394,907
Male:
693,826 (49.7%)
Female:
701,081 (50.3%)
San Diego /ˌsæn diːˈeɪɡoʊ/ (Spanish for "Saint Didacus") is a major city in California, United States. It is in San Diego County, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico. With an estimated population of 1,394,928 as of July 1, 2015, San Diego is the eighth-largest city in the United States and second-largest in California. It is part of the San Diego–Tijuana conurbation, the second-largest transborder agglomeration between the US and a bordering country after Detroit–Windsor, with a population of 4,922,723 people. San Diego is known as "the birthplace of California" and is known for its mild year-round climate, natural deep-water harbor, extensive beaches, long association with the United States Navy and recent emergence as a healthcare and biotechnology development center. Historically home to the Kumeyaay people, San Diego was the first site visited...
San Diego:
$67,871
California:
$64,500
$1,444
San Diego:
$526,900
California:
$449,100
4.5%

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Pay by Experience Level for Clinical Laboratory Scientist

Pay by Experience for a Clinical Laboratory Scientist has a positive trend. An entry-level Clinical Laboratory Scientist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $72,000 based on 15 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Clinical Laboratory Scientist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $84,000 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Clinical Laboratory Scientist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $85,000 based on 14 salaries. A Clinical Laboratory Scientist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $100,000 based on 10 salaries.

Key Stats for Clinical Laboratory Scientist

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
23%
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Experience Affects Clinical Laboratory Scientist Salaries

Late-Career
▲19%

Experienced
▲2%

Mid-Career
▲1%

National Average
$83,000

▼14%

Skills That Affect Clinical Laboratory Scientist Salaries


National Average
$83,000


Quality Assurance / Quality Control
▼7%

Data Analysis
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
no benefits
None: 13%
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