Laboratory Manager Salary

The average pay for a Laboratory Manager is $65,183 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Regulatory Compliance and Chemistry.
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$40,136 - $97,980
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$65K
$98K
MEDIAN: $65,183
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$15.23 - $36.01
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MEDIAN: $23.47
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$40,136 - $97,980  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,113  
Profit Sharing
$193.92 - $7,946  
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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$38,135 - $96,292  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,268
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$15.23 - $36.01  
   
Overtime
$13.44 - $46.78  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,113  
   
Profit Sharing
$193.92 - $7,946  
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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$38,135 - $96,292  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 315

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Job Description for Laboratory Manager

Laboratory managers oversee the day-to-day operations of laboratories. They develop procedures and maintain quality standards for specific lab procedures. Laboratory managers work in a variety of settings from universities to medical facilities to pharmaceutical corporations, and they must work well with project teams. Laboratory managers also work in the manufacturing industry, primarily in research and development. They typically work in laboratories during regular business hours.

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Laboratory Manager Tasks

  • Train, supervise, and mentor laboratory assistants, students and technicians.
  • Oversee laboratory safety policies, training, and enforcement.
  • Assist with experiments and procedures.
  • Inventory, stock, audit and organize supplies and chemicals.

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Pay by Experience Level for Laboratory Manager

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $62,420

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Key Stats for Laboratory Manager

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 216 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
25%
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Experience Affects Laboratory Manager Salaries

▲18%

▲9%

National Average
$62,000

▼3%

▼18%

Skills That Affect Laboratory Manager Salaries

Regulatory Compliance
▲28%

Chemistry
▲18%







National Average
$62,000


Microbiology
▼10%


Purchasing
▼14%

Data Analysis
▼38%

Safety Compliance
▼39%

Order Inventory
▼41%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 216 votes.

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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