Manager Medical Lab Salary

With just under two-thirds of Medical Lab Managers in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience, the field is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Average pay for Medical Lab Managers is $63K per year and can range from $37K on the lower end to $87K per year near the higher end. Most Medical Lab Managers survey respondents are women (78 percent). A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and more than half collect dental insurance. Work is enjoyable for Medical Lab Managers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$40,124 - $87,916
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$40K
$63K
$88K
MEDIAN: $63,047
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$16.29 - $39.33
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$16
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$39
MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$40,124 - $87,916  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,696  
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$37,151 - $87,415  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 61
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Hourly Rate
$16.29 - $39.33  
   
Overtime
$10.44 - $60.40  
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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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$37,151 - $87,415  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 42
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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.


Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $57K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $66K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $60K. More than 20 years of experience seem related to solid financial gains; veterans in this group report earning a median of $58K.

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Experience Affects Manager Medical Lab Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

Experienced
0%

National Average
$61,000

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
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
32%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 55%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 18%
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