Laboratory Manager Salary

The average pay for a Laboratory Manager is $65,237 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Regulatory Compliance and Chemistry.

$40,952 - $100,087
$41K
$66K
$100K
MEDIAN: $65,938
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50%
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$15.88 - $37.31
$16
$23
$37
MEDIAN: $22.89
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$0$100K
Salary $40,952 - $100,087
Bonus $0.00 - $12,932
Profit Sharing $51.06 - $9,635
Commission $9,740
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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$38,771 - $99,550
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,335
Hourly Data $0$47
Hourly Rate $15.88 - $37.31
Overtime $20.28 - $47.75
Annual Data $0$99K
Bonus $0.00 - $12,932
Commission $9,740
Profit Sharing $51.06 - $9,635
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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$38,771 - $99,550
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 381

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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.

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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.

Common Career Paths for Laboratory Manager


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Popular Skills for Laboratory Manager

Pay by Experience Level for Laboratory Manager

Pay by Experience for a Laboratory Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Laboratory Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 501 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Laboratory Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 496 salaries. An experienced Laboratory Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $69,000 based on 515 salaries. A Laboratory Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $74,000 based on 370 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $63,853

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Key Stats for Laboratory Manager

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 304 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
23%
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Experience Affects Laboratory Manager Salaries

▲16%

▲7%

National Average
$64,000

▼5%

▼20%

Skills That Affect Laboratory Manager Salaries

Regulatory Compliance
▲25%

Chemistry
▲15%







National Average
$64,000


Microbiology
▼12%


Purchasing
▼16%

▼22%

Safety Compliance
▼40%

Order Inventory
▼42%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 304 votes.

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 10%
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