Entry-Level Laboratory Manager Salary

An Entry-Level Laboratory Manager earns an average salary of $53,074 per year.

$35,252 - $79,233
$35K
$52K
$79K
MEDIAN: $52,071
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50%
90%

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$14.07 - $27.57
$14
$19
$28
MEDIAN: $18.69
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$0$79K
Salary $35,252 - $79,233
Bonus $0.00 - $6,733
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $5,152
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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$33,329 - $77,559
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 428
Hourly Data $0$39
Hourly Rate $14.07 - $27.57
Overtime $19.87 - $39.26
Annual Data $0$77K
Bonus $0.00 - $6,733
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $5,152
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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$33,329 - $77,559
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 135

Laboratory Manager Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $50,755

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Laboratory Manager Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Laboratory Manager in San Antonio:
"Know your role."
Understand the administrative responsibilities of being a Lab Manager vs. The administrative responsibilities of the medical Director.

Laboratory Manager in San Bernardino:
"Work!"
The only advice I can give is to work hard.

Laboratory Manager in Alexandria:
"Work Hard."
Never give up, always give your best, don't stop learning, be friendly, help your staff to be better and better, leave your problems at home. They're some of the keys to success.

Laboratory Manager in Wetumka:
"There wouldnt be much growth in pay."
Ask for better pay because you will have dutys added with not alot of reimbursement.

Laboratory Manager in Swaziland ,Mbabane:
"Very hard."
Challenges I got from work is dealing with clients they too difficult but I manage to deal with them ,but is important is know to be polite in every situation but not allow them to use you.

Laboratory Manager in Honolulu:
"Advance Degrees Important."
Stay flexible. Do not make drastic changes to fit your disposition but learn the culture of the organization before instituting change.

Laboratory Manager in Greenville:
"How stressful and all consuming it is."
Negotiate an appropriate salary before you accept the position. Think as far into the future as possible.

Key Stats for Laboratory Manager

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 89 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
74%
5-9 years
22%

Skills That Affect Laboratory Manager Salaries

Technical Analysis
▲6%

Project Management
▲5%

Budget Management
▲4%


Quality Assurance / Quality Control
▲2%

Operations Management
▲1%

National Average
$51,000

Data Analysis
▼3%

Research Analysis
▼5%

Molecular Biology
▼12%

Order Inventory
▼27%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 89 votes.

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 13%