Laboratory Supervisor, Medical / Clinical Salary

Clinical Laboratory Supervisors in the United States earn an average of $64K per year, and top pay can be found in New York, where the average is $78K. Clinical Laboratory Supervisors will also find cushy salaries in Boston (+27 percent), Tampa (+14 percent), San Diego (+9 percent), and Austin (+6 percent). The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$45,209 - $85,882
(Median)
$45K
$64K
$86K
MEDIAN: $63,559
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$17.53 - $34.89
(Median)
$18
$27
$35
MEDIAN: $26.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$45,209 - $85,882  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,853  
Profit Sharing
$391.49 - $5,106  
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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$42,222 - $82,950  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 638
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$17.53 - $34.89  
   
Overtime
$13.17 - $49.37  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,853  
   
Profit Sharing
$391.49 - $5,106  
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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$42,222 - $82,950  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 350
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Job Description for Laboratory Supervisor, Medical / Clinical

A medical/clinical laboratory supervisor is responsible for managing all aspects of the lab, including ensuring quality control and that proper protocols are being followed. They compile data and ensure it is collected following approved protocols. Supervising and managing technicians is a prominent part of the job. Laboratory supervisors are also responsible for scheduling staff, scheduling procedures and trials, making reports to various entities within the organization, and ordering supplies. They also ensure the facility is clean and adheres to regulatory guidelines. These supervisors may also be required to work with test subjects and patients.

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Laboratory Supervisor, Medical / Clinical Tasks

  • Maintain and monitor all laboratory instruments.
  • Run and direct experiments / studies and supervise employees.
  • Assign, oversee and supervise all phases of work, quality, service, and costs of the lab.

Common Career Paths for Laboratory Supervisor, Medical / Clinical


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Clinical Laboratory Supervisors sometimes assume positions such as Laboratory Directors. That role pays $88K per year on average. However, Clinical Laboratory Supervisors typically graduate to Laboratory Managers or Medical Lab Managers.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Laboratory Supervisor, Medical / Clinical


Offering a median of only $57K, Laboratory Corporation of America (LabCorp) pays the least. Moreover, the compensation range seems pretty narrow; employees make $44K on the lower end and $86K on the higher end.

Popular Skills for Laboratory Supervisor, Medical / Clinical


Clinical Laboratory Supervisors report using a pretty varied skill set on the job. Most notably, skills in Project Management, Budget Management, People Management, and Clinical Supervision are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts in pay of 5 percent. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Phlebotomy. For most people, competency in Clinical Supervision indicates knowledge of Project Management and Budget Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Laboratory Supervisor, Medical / Clinical

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


For many Clinical Laboratory Supervisors, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Workers with less than five years' experience earn around $56K on average, and those who have five to 10 years under their belts see a higher median salary of $60K. On average, Clinical Laboratory Supervisors make $62K following one to two decades on the job. Survey participants who have spent more than 20 years on the job report a predictably higher median income of $67K, demonstrating that compensation is roughly commensurate with experience in the end.

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Experience Affects Laboratory Supervisor, Medical / Clinical Salaries



National Average
$61,000



Skills That Affect Laboratory Supervisor, Medical / Clinical Salaries



People Management
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National Average
$61,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 172 votes.

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
28%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 14%
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