Manager Medical Lab Salary

Medical Lab Managers in the United States are often veterans in their line of work, with slightly less than two-thirds bringing more than 10 years of experience to the table. Salaries slide in at $62K annually on average but can range from $38K to $89K per year. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Most Medical Lab Managers survey respondents are women (77 percent). Most enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to close to one-half. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$41,587 - $87,440
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$42K
$62K
$87K
MEDIAN: $62,391
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$15.30 - $45.33
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$15
$24
$45
MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$41,587 - $87,440  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,744  
Total Pay (?
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$37,689 - $89,253  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 55
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$15.30 - $45.33  
   
Overtime
$21.87 - $61.83  
National Annualized Data (?
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Bonus
$0.00 - $9,744  
   
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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$37,689 - $89,253  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 35
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Job Description for Manager Medical Lab

  • Introduce new techniques and equipment and evaluates their effectiveness.
  • Develop and enforce lab procedures for conducting tests and reporting results.
  • Supervise and organize the work of lab technicians, train new employees, and help staff members resolve problems.
  • Ensure health and safety regulations are followed.

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Pay by Experience Level for Manager Medical Lab

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


The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $53K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $65K. Medical Lab Managers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $60K. Average wages for folks with more than 20 years of experience come out to around $62K.

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Experience Affects Manager Medical Lab Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

Late-Career
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National Average
$61,000

Experienced
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
31%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
medical benefits
Vision: 51%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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