Lab Section Supervisor Salary

Lab Section Supervisors in the United States with more than 10 years of experience in their profession represent slightly less than two-thirds of Lab Section Supervisors. Salaries average out to around $65K annually and spread from $38K to $90K per year. Women Lab Section Supervisors who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. Most Lab Section Supervisors like their work and job satisfaction is high. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$42,364 - $92,653
(Median)
$42K
$65K
$93K
MEDIAN: $65,378
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$14.83 - $33.84
(Median)
$15
$21
$34
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$42,364 - $92,653  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,182  
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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$37,569 - $89,954  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 69
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$14.83 - $33.84  
   
Overtime
$20.83 - $44.76  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,182  
   
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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$37,569 - $89,954  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 43
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Job Description for Lab Section Supervisor

  • Write, edit and disseminate reports, manuals, guidelines and findings.
  • Conduct and oversee research to meet schedules and goals.
  • Enforce safety procedures and protocols, ensuring regulatory adherence.
  • Hire, train, evaluate and establish documentation for laboratory staff.
  • Communicate with regulatory bodies, partners, customers and suppliers.

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Pay by Experience Level for Lab Section Supervisor

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


Lab Section Supervisors generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $43K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $57K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Lab Section Supervisors claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $65K. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $76K.

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Experience Affects Lab Section Supervisor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 28%

Experienced
up arrow 9%

National Average
$60,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

Entry-Level
up arrow 27%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 86%
vision benefits Vision: 71% employee benefits None: 6%
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