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Laboratory Supervisor, Medical / Clinical Salary

The median salary for Clinical Laboratory Supervisors in the United States is $62K per year, and compared to other cities, New York offers the biggest paychecks at around $78K on average. Clinical Laboratory Supervisors will also find cushy salaries in Boston (+26 percent), Tampa (+13 percent), Seattle (+7 percent), and Atlanta (+6 percent). Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$44,332 - $84,655
(Median)
$44K
$62K
$85K
MEDIAN: $62,438
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$17.25 - $34.82
(Median)
$17
$26
$35
MEDIAN: $26.00
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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$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$44,332 - $84,655  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,132  
Profit Sharing
$400.00 - $5,000  
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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$41,512 - $82,042  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 623
National Hourly Rate 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$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$17.25 - $34.82  
   
Overtime
$16.51 - $49.04  
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 - $4,132  
   
Profit Sharing
$400.00 - $5,000  
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).
)
$41,512 - $82,042  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 352

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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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There are some Clinical Laboratory Supervisors — though it's uncommon — that transition into Laboratory Directors, where earnings are an average $88K annually. A more common career path for Clinical Laboratory Supervisors is stepping into the role of Laboratory Manager or Medical Lab Manager.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Laboratory Supervisor, Medical / Clinical


Laboratory Corporation of America (LabCorp) reports the lowest median salary in the area (it's only $57K) but some workers make up to $86K, indicating a rather large gap in employee earnings.

Popular Skills for Laboratory Supervisor, Medical / Clinical


Clinical Laboratory Supervisors report using a wide range of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Project Management, Budget Management, People Management, and Clinical Supervision are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 4 percent and 6 percent. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Phlebotomy. People who know Quality Assurance / Quality Control usually also know Project Management and Budget Management. It is often found that people who know Clinical Supervision are also skilled in Budget Management and Project Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Laboratory Supervisor, Medical / Clinical

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


For Clinical Laboratory Supervisors, 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 $55K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $59K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Clinical Laboratory Supervisors bring in $62K after working for 10 to 20 years. In the end, more experience does seem to mean larger paychecks; seasoned Clinical Laboratory Supervisors with more than 20 years of experience earn a predictably higher median salary of $66K.

Pay Difference by Location

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Experience Affects Laboratory Supervisor, Medical / Clinical Salaries



National Average
$60,000



Skills That Affect Laboratory Supervisor, Medical / Clinical Salaries


People Management
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Budget Management
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Clinical Supervision
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Quality Assurance / Quality Control
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National Average
$60,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 186 votes.

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
28%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 13%