Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Laboratory Manager is $70,976
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Laboratory Managers?
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 $50,080 based on 59 salaries. An early career Laboratory Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $58,386 based on 747 salaries. A …Read more
What Do Laboratory Managers Do?
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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- 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.