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Entry-Level Research Laboratory Technician Salary (United States)

An Entry-Level Research Laboratory Technician earns an average salary of $34,581 per year.
Entry-Level Research Laboratory Technician Salary (?
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$26,240 - $46,187
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $34,580
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Entry-Level Research Laboratory Technician Salary (?
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$11.05 - $19.46
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$26,240 - $46,187  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,471  
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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$24,802 - $44,636  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 486
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.05 - $19.46  
   
Overtime
$14.38 - $30.18  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,471  
   
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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$24,802 - $44,636  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 439
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Pay Difference By Location

New York
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Houston
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Los Angeles
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Seattle
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Boston
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$33,000
Philadelphia
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Atlanta
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Research Laboratory Technician Salaries

Biotechnology
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Surgery
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Research Analysis
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Data Analysis
0%
National Average
$33,000
DNA
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Molecular Biology
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PCR Analysis
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
51%
female alumni
 
Male
49%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 22%