Late-Career Research Laboratory Technicians take home approximately $57K annually on average. A low level of job satisfaction is experienced by most workers in this role. Male Late-Career Research Laboratory Technicians are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$43,926 - $78,523
$44K
$57K
$79K
MEDIAN: $56,564
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$16.22 - $35.35
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$21
$35
MEDIAN: $21.50
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$43,926 - $78,523  
   
Bonus
$2,000  
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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$38,593 - $78,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 18
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$16.22 - $35.35  
   
Overtime
$46.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$2,000  
   
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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$38,593 - $78,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 11

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Key Stats for Research Laboratory Technician

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Job Satisfaction

Somewhat satisfied
Rated 2 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
0100
20 years or more
100%
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Skills That Affect Research Laboratory Technician Salaries

Biotechnology
up arrow 7%

National Average
$54,000

Molecular Biology
up arrow 3%

Research Analysis
up arrow 4%

Data Analysis
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Somewhat satisfied
Rated 2 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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