Entry-Level Research Laboratory Technician Salary (United States)

An Entry-Level Research Laboratory Technician earns an average salary of $34,301 per year.
Entry-Level Research Laboratory Technician Total Pay (?
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$25,903 - $45,766
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $34,300
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Entry-Level Research Laboratory Technician Total Pay (?
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$10.74 - $19.42
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$25,903 - $45,766  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,509  
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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$24,304 - $44,065  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,037
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.74 - $19.42  
   
Overtime
$14.08 - $30.42  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,509  
   
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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$24,304 - $44,065  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,037
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Pay Difference By Location
New York
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San Diego
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Los Angeles
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Philadelphia
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Seattle
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Boston
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$33,000
Ann Arbor
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Atlanta
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Houston
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Chicago
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St. Louis
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Research Laboratory Technician Salaries

Biotechnology
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Research Analysis
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Data Analysis
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$33,000
DNA
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Molecular Biology
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PCR Analysis
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Gender
Female
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Male
48%
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Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 21%
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