Lab Section Supervisor Salary

With approximately one-half of Lab Section Supervisors in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience in the field, this area is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Pay ranges from $35K to $105K per year and averages out to $70K per year. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. A large number enjoy medical and dental coverage in this occupation, and a fair number get vision benefits. Female Lab Section Supervisors are more common than men among those who completed the survey; more than half (66 percent) are women. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$35,738 - $144,028
$36K
$70K
$140K
MEDIAN: $70,272
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$15.06 - $43.18
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$43
MEDIAN: $25.16
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$35,738 - $144,028  
   
Bonus
$199.33 - $14,544  
Profit Sharing
$8,000  
Total Pay (?
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$34,545 - $105,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 30
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$15.06 - $43.18  
   
Overtime
$43.45  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$199.33 - $14,544  
   
Profit Sharing
$8,000  
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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$34,545 - $105,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 19

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Job Description for Lab Section Supervisor

Lab section supervisors provide point-of-care services to meet customers' needs in accordance with standard practices, and also coordinate functions and activities and work with managers and directors on department budgets. They also investigate customer service actions and incident reports and report these issues to the appropriate department heads.

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Lab Section Supervisor Tasks

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Lab Section Supervisor

Pay by Experience for a Lab Section Supervisor has a positive trend. An entry-level Lab Section Supervisor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 19 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Lab Section Supervisor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 18 salaries. An experienced Lab Section Supervisor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $71,000 based on 17 salaries. A Lab Section Supervisor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $84,000 based on 14 salaries.

Key Stats for Lab Section Supervisor

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
24%
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Experience Affects Lab Section Supervisor Salaries

Late-Career
▲25%

Experienced
▲5%

National Average
$67,000

Mid-Career
▼15%

Entry-Level
▼38%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
no benefits
None: 11%
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