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Lab Section Supervisor Salary

Lab Section Supervisors in the United States with more than 10 years of experience in their profession represent just below two-thirds of Lab Section Supervisors. Salaries average out to around $64K annually and spread from $39K to $90K per year. Most have medical and dental plans, and a strong majority have vision insurance. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Lab Section Supervisors. Men working as Lab Section Supervisors who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 50 percent. Women make up a slight majority of Lab Section Supervisors (50 percent) survey respondents. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$40,617 - $91,551
(Median)
$41K
$64K
$92K
MEDIAN: $64,251
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50%
90%

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$14.56 - $34.50
(Median)
$15
$21
$35
MEDIAN: $21.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$40,617 - $91,551  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,153  
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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$39,119 - $89,689  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 71
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$14.56 - $34.50  
   
Overtime
$20.77 - $44.94  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,153  
   
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).
)
$39,119 - $89,689  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 39

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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.


Experience and income seem to be closely related; in general, the survey respondents who had worked for more years reported higher incomes. Lab Section Supervisors in the early stages of their careers take home approximately $45K on average. The average for people in the five-to-10 year group is only a little larger at $52K. Lab Section Supervisors with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $67K. More than 20 years of experience seem related to solid financial gains; veterans in this group report earning a median of $77K.

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Experience Affects Lab Section Supervisor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 27%

Experienced
up arrow 10%

National Average
$61,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 14%

Entry-Level
up arrow 26%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 71% employee benefits None: 7%