Laboratory Manager Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Laboratory Manager is $63,501 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Operations Management and Budget Management.
Laboratory Manager Total Pay (?
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$40,337 - $97,925
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MEDIAN: $63,500
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Laboratory Manager Total Pay (?
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$14.33 - $36.69
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MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$34K$68K$102K
Salary
$40,337 - $97,925  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,934  
Profit Sharing
$690 - $10,067  
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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$36,855 - $99,809  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,353
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$14.33 - $36.69  
   
Overtime
$10.93 - $48.61  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$34K$68K$102K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,934  
   
Profit Sharing
$690 - $10,067  
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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$36,855 - $99,809  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,353
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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 Difference By Location

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Dallas
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Atlanta
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Chicago
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Phoenix
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National Average
$62,000
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Denver
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Experience Affects Laboratory Manager Salaries

National Average
$62,000

Skills That Affect Laboratory Manager Salaries

Project Management
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National Average
$62,000
Data Analysis
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Purchasing
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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
23%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 11%
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