Laboratory Manager with People Management Skills Salary

With over one-half of Laboratory Managers with People Management skills reporting more than 10 years of experience in the field, this area is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Pay ranges from $41K to $100K per year and averages out to $67K annually. Cash earnings for Laboratory Managers with People Management skills — which occasionally include more than $10K from bonuses and more than $12K from profit sharing — stretch from around $41K to approximately $100K. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. For the most part, Laboratory Managers with People Management skills enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 55 percent. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$42,396 - $99,092
$42K
$67K
$99K
MEDIAN: $67,215
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$16.84 - $37.52
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$24
$38
MEDIAN: $24.13
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$34K$68K$102K
Salary
$42,396 - $99,092  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,290  
Profit Sharing
$618 - $11,635  
Total Pay (?
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$40,602 - $99,914  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 464
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$16.84 - $37.52  
   
Overtime
$17.45 - $45.63  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,290  
   
Profit Sharing
$618 - $11,635  
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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$40,602 - $99,914  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 103

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Pay by Experience Level for Laboratory Manager

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


Laboratory Managers with People Management skills with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. Relatively untried employees who have fewer than five years of experience earn around $52K on average. People who have worked for five to 10 years can expect a higher median salary of $61K. Laboratory Managers with People Management skills with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $72K. Laboratory Managers with People Management skills who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $79K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $65,445

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Home to some of the best pay for Laboratory Managers with People Management skills, Los Angeles offers exceptional salaries, 41 percent above the national average. Laboratory Managers with People Management skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+35 percent), Cincinnati (+32 percent), Houston (+20 percent), and Boston (+8 percent). Laboratory Managers with People Management skills in Ann Arbor earn salaries far below the national average by 40 percent, proving that geography overwhelmingly affects the pay scale for those in this field. Employers also pay below the national average in Pittsburgh (25 percent lower) and San Diego (16 percent lower).

Key Stats for Laboratory Manager

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 117 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
23%
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Experience Affects Laboratory Manager Salaries

Late-Career
▲20%

Experienced
▲10%

National Average
$65,000

▼6%

▼20%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 117 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

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