Entry-Level Research Laboratory Technician Salary

An Entry-Level Research Laboratory Technician earns an average wage of $15.11 per hour.

$26,975 - $48,714
(Median)
$27K
$35K
$49K
MEDIAN: $35,071
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$11.27 - $19.84
(Median)
$11
$15
$20
MEDIAN: $15.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$26,975 - $48,714  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,576  
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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$25,430 - $46,253  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 431
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.27 - $19.84  
   
Overtime
$14.07 - $30.45  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,576  
   
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).
)
$25,430 - $46,253  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 445

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Research Laboratory Technician Salaries

Research Analysis
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Biotechnology
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Data Analysis
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Surgery
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National Average
$34,000

Molecular Biology
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PCR Analysis
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DNA
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 217 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 22%