Manager Medical Lab Salary

With slightly less than two-thirds of Medical Lab Managers in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience in the field, this area is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Pay ranges from $37K to $88K per year and averages out to $63K annually. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and over one-half earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Medical Lab Managers making up 77 percent. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$39,926 - $88,093
(Median)
$40K
$63K
$88K
MEDIAN: $62,596
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$16.21 - $39.53
(Median)
$16
$24
$40
MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$39,926 - $88,093  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,696  
Total Pay (?
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$36,714 - $87,503  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 59
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$16.21 - $39.53  
   
Overtime
$10.44 - $60.40  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,696  
   
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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$36,714 - $87,503  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 41
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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.


Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $57K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $66K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $60K. Medical Lab Managers who have spent more than 20 years on the job report earning a significantly higher median of $58K.

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Experience Affects Manager Medical Lab Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

National Average
$60,000

Experienced
up arrow 1%

Late-Career
up arrow 4%

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
33%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 54%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 18%
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