The average pay for a Laboratory Assistant is AU$20.98 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

AU$30,864 - AU$58,512
AU$31K
AU$46K
AU$59K
MEDIAN: AU$45,785
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50%
90%
AU$18.02 - AU$25.18
AU$18
AU$21
AU$25
MEDIAN: AU$21.02
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$58K
Salary AU$30,864 - AU$58,512
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$36,065 - AU$54,951
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 86
Hourly Data AU$0AU$50
Hourly Rate AU$18.02 - AU$25.18
Overtime AU$13.51 - AU$50.00
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$36,065 - AU$54,951
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 189

Job Description for Laboratory Assistant

A laboratory assistant generally holds is an entry-level support position requiring a high school diploma (or equivalent) and some college-level lab experience.

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Laboratory Assistant Tasks

  • Obtain, process, and analyze laboratory specimens, and log all intake and results.
  • Order, distribute, and perform upkeep on stock and inventory.
  • Create and transmit individual, summary, and inventory reports.
  • Maintain inventory and equipment for the laboratory, including maintenance.

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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 204 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$46,000 based on 62 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$49,000 based on 32 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$46,000 based on 13 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$44,252

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Key Stats for Laboratory Assistant

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
5%

Experience Affects Laboratory Assistant Salaries

▲10%

▲4%

▲4%

National Average
AU$44,000

▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 13%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 87%