A little over a half of Laboratory Managers with People Management skills are seasoned employees who have more than 10 years of experience in the field. Pay ranges from $40K to $98K per year, and the average comes out to $67K per year. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $10K and $12K, respectively — total cash payment to Laboratory Managers with People Management skills can bottom out near $40K or peak near $98K depending on individual performance. Residence and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Most Laboratory Managers with People Management skills like their work and job satisfaction is high. Women make up a slight majority of Laboratory Managers with People Management skills (54 percent) survey respondents. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$41,638 - $97,938
$42K
$67K
$98K
MEDIAN: $66,987
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$16.81 - $37.56
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$24
$38
MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$41,638 - $97,938  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,185  
Profit Sharing
$600 - $12,000  
Total Pay (?
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$40,374 - $98,279  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 475
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$16.81 - $37.56  
   
Overtime
$17.45 - $45.63  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,185  
   
Profit Sharing
$600 - $12,000  
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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$40,374 - $98,279  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 102

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Pay by Experience Level for Laboratory Manager

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


For Laboratory Managers with People Management skills, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $53K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $62K on average — a distinctly larger sum. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $71K in this role. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $78K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

Key Stats for Laboratory Manager

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 114 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
24%
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Experience Affects Laboratory Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 20%

Experienced
up arrow 9%

National Average
$65,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 114 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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