Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Laboratory Director is $95,139
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Laboratory Directors?
An entry-level Laboratory Director with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $77,227 based on 9 salaries. An early career Laboratory Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $76,933 based on 78 salaries. A …Read more
What Do Laboratory Directors Do?
Laboratory directors oversee the functioning of the laboratory under their supervision. On a day-to-day basis, laboratory directors are responsible for overseeing staffing needs in the laboratory and hiring appropriate people to fill needed positions. They may also be in charge of conducting background checks if the nature of the work requires it, handling regular performance reviews, and confirming that laboratory staffers are all qualified for the positions they fill. In addition, laboratory …Read more
- Provide oversight and management for day-to-day operations.
- Communicate with internal and external customers.
- Coordinate laboratory teams and foster an atmosphere for safety and efficiency.
- Act as point of contact for planning and executing laboratory services.