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Lab Section Supervisor Salary

Just below two-thirds of Lab Section Supervisors in the United States are seasoned employees who have more than 10 years of experience in the field. Pay ranges from $39K to $91K per year, and the average comes out to $65K per year. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Lab Section Supervisors. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 53 percent. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$42,251 - $92,800
(Median)
$42K
$65K
$93K
MEDIAN: $65,272
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$14.74 - $34.35
(Median)
$15
$21
$34
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$42,251 - $92,800  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,128  
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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$38,777 - $90,794  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 68
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$14.74 - $34.35  
   
Overtime
$20.83 - $44.76  
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$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,128  
   
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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$38,777 - $90,794  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 42

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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 who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $44K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $55K. On average, Lab Section Supervisors make $65K following one to two decades on the job. 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 29%

Experienced
up arrow 9%

National Average
$60,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

Entry-Level
up arrow 25%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 86%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 6%
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