Average Laboratory Manager Salary

$71,538
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$46k
MEDIAN
$72k
90%
$106k

The average salary for a Laboratory Manager is $71,538

Base Salary
$46k - $106k
Bonus
$592 - $10k
Profit Sharing
$503 - $12k
Commission
$0 - $1k
Total Pay
$41k - $105k
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What Do Laboratory Managers Do?

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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Job Satisfaction for Laboratory Manager

3.8 out of 5
(540)
Highly Satisfied
44Reviews
Based on 540 responses, the job of Laboratory Manager has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.78 out of 5. On average, Laboratory Managers are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Female
56.4%
Male
42.7%
Prefer to self-define
0.9%
This data is based on 1,454 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

85%

Dental

77%

Vision

66%

None

14%