The average salary for a Laboratory Manager in United Kingdom is £31,671.
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Job Description for Laboratory Manager
Laboratory managers oversee the day-to-day operations of laboratories. They develop procedures and maintain quality standards for specific lab procedures. Laboratory managers work in a variety of settings from universities to medical facilities to pharmaceutical corporations, and they must work well with project teams. Laboratory managers also work in the manufacturing industry, primarily in research and development. They typically work in laboratories during regular business hours. As the lead…Read more
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.
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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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