Average Laboratory Manager Salary in United Kingdom

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The average salary for a Laboratory Manager in United Kingdom is £31,671.
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Job Description for Laboratory Manager

Laboratory Manager Tasks
  • Train, supervise, and mentor laboratory assistants, students and technicians.
  • Oversee laboratory safety policies, training, and enforcement.
  • Assist with experiments and procedures.
  • Inventory, stock, audit and organize supplies and chemicals.

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Popular Skills for Laboratory Manager

Skills in People Management, Technical Analysis, Quality Assurance / Quality Control, Operations Management and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Laboratory Manager

An entry-level Laboratory Manager with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £27,491 based on 20 salaries. An early career Laboratory Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £27,027 based on 51 salaries. A mid-career Laboratory Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £32,268 based on 51 salaries. An experienced Laboratory Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £34,626 based on 78 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £36,633.
Employees with Laboratory Manager in their job title in Cambridge, England: Cambridgeshire earn an average of 12.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in London, England: London (11.9% more) and Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England: Tyne and Wear (10.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in York, England: North Yorkshire (17.8% less), Cardiff, Wales: Cardiff (11.6% less) and Bristol, England: Bristol (5.3% less).

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