Laboratory Manager Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Laboratory Manager is $63,404 per year. A skill in Operations Management is associated with high pay for this job. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
Laboratory Manager Total Pay (?
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$40,074 - $98,820
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MEDIAN: $63,403
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Laboratory Manager Total Pay (?
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$14.13 - $37.50
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MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$40,074 - $98,820  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,020  
Profit Sharing
$295.90 - $7,096  
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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$36,501 - $100,710  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,292
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.13 - $37.50  
   
Overtime
$1.84 - $47.85  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,020  
   
Profit Sharing
$295.90 - $7,096  
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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$36,501 - $100,710  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,292
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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
  • Assist with experiments and procedures.
  • Inventory, stock, audit and organize supplies and chemicals.
  • Train, supervise, and mentor laboratory assistants, students and technicians.
  • Oversee laboratory safety policies, training, and enforcement.
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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
Indianapolis
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Dallas
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Atlanta
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Los Angeles
up arrow 14%
San Francisco
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Seattle
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Phoenix
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Baltimore
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National Average
$62,000
St. Louis
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Denver
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San Diego
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Pittsburgh
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Experience Affects Laboratory Manager Salaries

National Average
$62,000

Skills That Affect Laboratory Manager Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 4%
Technical Analysis
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Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%
National Average
$62,000
Data Analysis
up arrow 4%
Equipment Maintenance
up arrow 14%
Chemistry
up arrow 15%
Purchasing
up arrow 22%
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Gender
Female
50%
female alumni
 
Male
50%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
24%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 11%
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