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Laboratory Manager Salary

The average pay for a Laboratory Manager is $64,667 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job.
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$41,065 - $97,911
(Median)
$41K
$65K
$98K
MEDIAN: $64,667
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50%
90%

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$14.47 - $36.45
(Median)
$14
$23
$36
MEDIAN: $22.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary 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$34K$68K$102K
Salary
$41,065 - $97,911  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,886  
Profit Sharing
$447.50 - $8,500  
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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$38,535 - $99,812  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,392
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$14.47 - $36.45  
   
Overtime
$11.20 - $46.65  
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$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,886  
   
Profit Sharing
$447.50 - $8,500  
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).
)
$38,535 - $99,812  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 279

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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

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Experience Affects Laboratory Manager Salaries



National Average
$63,000



Skills That Affect Laboratory Manager Salaries



Chemistry
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Project Management
up arrow 4%

National Average
$63,000

Data Analysis
up arrow 4%



Purchasing
up arrow 23%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 346 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 10%