A Laboratory Assistant earns an average wage of AU$21.20 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

AU$30,270 - AU$59,247
AU$30K
AU$47K
AU$59K
MEDIAN: AU$46,668
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50%
90%
AU$18.28 - AU$25.05
AU$18
AU$21
AU$25
MEDIAN: AU$21.20
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$59K
Salary AU$30,270 - AU$59,247
Bonus AU$1,750
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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AU$35,944 - AU$54,417
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 42
Hourly Data AU$0AU$50
Hourly Rate AU$18.28 - AU$25.05
Overtime AU$3.04 - AU$50.51
Annual Data AU$0AU$54K
Bonus AU$1,750
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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AU$35,944 - AU$54,417
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 108

Laboratory Assistant Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Laboratory Assistant

Pay by Experience for a Laboratory Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Laboratory Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$43,000 based on 109 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Laboratory Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$47,000 based on 34 salaries. An experienced Laboratory Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$47,000 based on 15 salaries. A Laboratory Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$48,000 based on 8 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$44,522

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Laboratory Assistant

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
5%

Experience Affects Laboratory Assistant Salaries

▲7%

▲6%

▲5%

National Average
AU$45,000

▼3%

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 9%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 91%