Entry-Level Research Laboratory Technician Salary

An Entry-Level Research Laboratory Technician earns an average wage of $15.68 per hour.

$27,332 - $49,098
(Median)
$27K
$36K
$49K
MEDIAN: $35,787
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$11.99 - $20.62
(Median)
$12
$16
$21
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$27,332 - $49,098  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,091  
Profit Sharing
$509  
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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$26,202 - $47,017  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 412
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.99 - $20.62  
   
Overtime
$16.62 - $31.32  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,091  
   
Profit Sharing
$509  
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).
)
$26,202 - $47,017  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 448
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $34,469

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Research Laboratory Technician Advice

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"Can't Do Much With Only A Bachelor's Degree."
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Skills That Affect Research Laboratory Technician Salaries

National Average
$34,000

Data Analysis
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Research Analysis
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Biotechnology
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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 160 votes.

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
medical benefits
Vision: 52%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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