Manager Medical Lab Salary

Most Medical Lab Managers in the United States are women. The workforce as a whole earns a median of approximately $67K annually. The majority of individuals in this role claim moderate levels of job satisfaction. Some workers in this field — just under one in three — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a strong majority and dental plans are enjoyed by a majority. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$38,000 - $86,162
$38K
$67K
$86K
MEDIAN: $66,823
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$9.14 - $45.37
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MEDIAN: $23.59
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$38,000 - $86,162  
   
Bonus
$2,400  
Total Pay (?
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$33,401 - $86,249  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 19
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$9.14 - $45.37  
   
Overtime
$22.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$2,400  
   
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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$33,401 - $86,249  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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Job Description for Manager Medical Lab

Managers of medical labs help to ensure that medical analysis and research in a laboratory facility takes place in an organized, efficient, and safe manner. Most medical lab managers focus not on specific projects or teams, but rather oversee all work within the facility and ensure proper staffing, the availability of equipment and operating supplies, and adherence to all safety procedures and protocols.

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Manager Medical Lab Tasks

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

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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 beginner in this position makes around $37K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $51K. Medical Lab Managers claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $70K. Survey respondents who have worked for more than 20 years actually report somewhat lower incomes of $69K.

Key Stats for Manager Medical Lab

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
23%
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Experience Affects Manager Medical Lab Salaries

Experienced
▲21%

Late-Career
▲19%

National Average
$58,000

Mid-Career
▼12%

Entry-Level
▼37%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
dental benefits
None: 29%
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