Entry-Level Lab Technologist Salary

An Entry-Level Lab Technologist earns an average wage of $15.80 per hour.

$27,293 - $56,634
$27K
$40K
$57K
MEDIAN: $39,693
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90%

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$11.82 - $22.22
$12
$16
$22
MEDIAN: $15.83
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$27,293 - $56,634  
   
Bonus
$481.77 - $4,883  
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
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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$25,459 - $51,595  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 162
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.82 - $22.22  
   
Overtime
$17.05 - $34.95  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$481.77 - $4,883  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
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).
)
$25,459 - $51,595  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 470

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $35,576

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Lab Technologist Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Lab Technologist in Lancaster:
"None."
This is a dead end job. There is no respect for people in the profession. Extremely stressful.

Lab Technologist in Irving:
"That it takes so long to advance in this establishment."
To make sure your employer is one that appreciates good workers than using people and let them go for new employees they can pay less.

Lab Technologist in Mesa:
"You know the drill."
Have a lot of patience. Take your time speed will come. When in doubt run a test.

Key Stats for Lab Technologist

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 57 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
73%
5-9 years
13%
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Skills That Affect Lab Technologist Salaries

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
▲1%

National Average
$36,000

Data Analysis
▼1%

Chemistry
▼8%

Phlebotomy
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 57 votes.

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 22%
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