Entry-Level Research and Development (R&D) Lab Technician Salary

An Entry-Level Research and Development (R&D) Lab Technician earns an average wage of $16.01 per hour.

$30,042 - $51,017
$30K
$40K
$51K
MEDIAN: $39,726
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$12.73 - $21.74
$13
$16
$22
MEDIAN: $15.98
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$0$51K
Salary $30,042 - $51,017
Bonus $496.31 - $4,363
Profit Sharing $1,500
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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$27,491 - $49,522
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 173
Hourly Data $0$35
Hourly Rate $12.73 - $21.74
Overtime $19.23 - $35.16
Annual Data $0$49K
Bonus $496.31 - $4,363
Profit Sharing $1,500
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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$27,491 - $49,522
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 343

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Research and Development (R&D) Lab Technician Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Research and Development (R&D) Lab Technician in Midland:
"Be fair but remember the free market incentives."
Be fair with your employer but remember the free market incentives that guide their decisions; especially about compensation. Be a team for safety and quality. But remember it is "as the market will bare" for compensation.

Research and Development (R&D) Lab Technician in Morristown:
"Turning on a Dime."
Be up to date on all new instrumentation. Keep a detailed lab notebook. Be able to explain your job to non-science people.

Key Stats for Research and Development (R&D) Lab Technician

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 68 votes.
Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
75%
5-9 years
10%
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Skills That Affect Research and Development (R&D) Lab Technician Salaries

PCR Analysis
▲8%

Product Development
▲3%

Data Analysis
▲1%

National Average
$37,000

Microsoft Excel
▼1%

Research Analysis
▼1%

Molecular Biology
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 68 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 44%
no benefits
None: 27%
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