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Laboratory Supervisor, Medical / Clinical Salary (United States)

Clinical Laboratory Supervisors in the United States earn an average of $62K annually; salaries are particularly strong in New York, where workers earn around $77K. Boston, Tampa, Minneapolis, and Atlanta also offer top salaries for Clinical Laboratory Supervisors. Workers in these cities can expect to earn about 29 percent, 16 percent, 13 percent, and 12 percent more, respectively. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
Laboratory Supervisor, Medical / Clinical Salary (?
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$43,022 - $84,319
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MEDIAN: $61,732
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Laboratory Supervisor, Medical / Clinical Salary (?
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$16.68 - $34.74
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National Salary Data

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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$43,022 - $84,319  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,923  
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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$40,029 - $81,591  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 596
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$16.68 - $34.74  
   
Overtime
$13.53 - $47.57  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,923  
   
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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$40,029 - $81,591  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 359
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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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Though some Clinical Laboratory Supervisors move into positions like Laboratory Director (where the average salary is $88K), this progression is not the norm. Becoming a Laboratory Manager or a Medical Lab Manager is, however, a more typical career progression for Clinical Laboratory Supervisors.

Laboratory Supervisor, Medical / Clinical Job Listings

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Popular Employer Salaries for Laboratory Supervisor, Medical / Clinical

Although Quest Diagnostics leads the field in pay with a median salary of $69K, employees there receive a wide spread of salaries, from $50K on the low end all the way up to $95K at the top. Employees of Laboratory Corporation of America (LabCorp) can expect to make the least, with the company offering a median salary of $59K; however, pay is widely dispersed from top to bottom, ranging from $43K to $88K. Employees at Quest Diagnostics can also expect below-average 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 of 7 percent, 7 percent, 6 percent, and 6 percent, respectively. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Phlebotomy. Most people skilled in Clinical Supervision are similarly competent in Budget Management and Project Management. A tool kit that includes Quality Assurance / Quality Control also typically contains 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 Clinical Laboratory Supervisors, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Relatively untried employees who have fewer than five years of experience earn around $54K on average. People who have worked for five to 10 years can expect a higher median salary of $57K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $60K. Clinical Laboratory Supervisors who have acquired more than two decades of experience generally do see greater compensation; their average income is approximately $65K. In this field, age distribution is widespread: 28 percent of those surveyed report the most experience (more than two decades), and 40 percent have the least experience (one to nine years). 31 percent of respondents fall in the middle, with 10-20 years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

New York
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Boston
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Tampa
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Minneapolis
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Atlanta
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Seattle
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Houston
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Nashville
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National Average
$59,000
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Chicago
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Experience Affects Laboratory Supervisor, Medical / Clinical Salaries

National Average
$59,000

Skills That Affect Laboratory Supervisor, Medical / Clinical Salaries

Clinical Supervision
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Quality Assurance / Quality Control
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National Average
$59,000

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Gender

Female
68%
female alumni
 
Male
32%
male alumni

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: 84% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 13%