Over one-half of Laboratory Managers in Houston, Texas are seasoned employees who have more than 10 years of experience in the field. Pay ranges from $48K to $106K per year, and the average comes out to $79K per year. Medical benefits are awarded to a fair number, and a large number earn dental coverage. For the most part, Houston Laboratory Managers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Men make up a slight majority of Laboratory Managers in Houston (58 percent) who responded to the survey. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$45,500 - $102,439
$46K
$79K
$100K
MEDIAN: $78,661
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$29.16 - $39.13
$33
MEDIAN: $33.00
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Salary
$45,500 - $102,439  
   
Bonus
$-0.50 - $9,863  
Profit Sharing
$2,250  
Total Pay (?
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$48,194 - $106,282  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 24
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Hourly Rate
$33.00  
   
Overtime
$40.50  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$-0.50 - $9,863  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,250  
Total Pay (?
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$48,194 - $106,282  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 6

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About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,298,628
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
Houston:
$48,064
Texas:
$55,653
$923
Houston:
$152,200
Texas:
$152,000
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Pay by Experience Level for Laboratory Manager

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


Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $64K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $79K. Laboratory Managers in Houston, Texas bring in $75K after working for 10 to 20 years. More than 20 years of experience seem related to solid financial gains; veterans in this group report earning a median of $84K.

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Key Stats for Laboratory Manager

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
37%
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Experience Affects Laboratory Manager Salaries



National Average
$78,000

Experienced
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Skills That Affect Laboratory Manager Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 3%

People Management
up arrow 1%

National Average
$78,000


Technical Analysis
up arrow 5%

Operations Management
up arrow 6%

Budget Management
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
37%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 79%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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