$42,498
Avg. Salary
$17.51
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$1,235

Bonus

$1,939

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Research And Development (R&D) Lab Technician is $17.51 per hour.

The average pay for a Research And Development (R&D) Lab Technician is $42,498 per year.

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$13.30
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$17.51
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$24.67
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MEDIAN $17.51
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$31k
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MEDIAN $42,498
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MEDIAN: $42,498
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$0$62K
Salary $31,491 - $62,668
Bonus $487 - $4,839
Profit Sharing $401 - $4,156
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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$29,286 - $58,324
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 450
Hourly Data $0$37
Hourly Rate $13.30 - $24.67
Overtime $19.56 - $37.51
Annual Data $0$58K
Bonus $487 - $4,839
Profit Sharing $401 - $4,156
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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$29,286 - $58,324
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 810

Job Description for Research and Development (R&D) Lab Technician

Research and development (R&D) lab technicians generally work in a laboratory setting, conducting tests to ensure that products are being tested correctly. They are in charge of gathering data, keeping accurate records, and making sure records are filed correctly. They need to ensure that all operations adhere to both company and government regulations, as well as that their workstation and clean and properly maintained. Additionally, research and development lab technicians must keep a legible notebook that is documented properly so that all new advances can be patented as necessary.

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Research and Development (R&D) Lab Technician Tasks
  • Perform analyses and statistical comparisons of results to contribute to technical and product innovation.
  • Compile and analyze data from personal and team analyses.
  • Test products, compounds, or batches for defined metrics and contaminants.
  • Maintain, operate, and calibrate laboratory equipment, including necessary supplies.

Research and Development (R&D) Lab Technician Pay By Employer

$0$44K

$43,761

Common Career Paths for Research and Development (R&D) Lab Technician


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Research and Development (R&D) Lab Technician Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Research and Development (R&D) Lab Technician

Pay by Experience for a Research and Development (R&D) Lab Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Research and Development (R&D) Lab Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 425 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Research and Development (R&D) Lab Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 111 salaries. An experienced Research and Development (R&D) Lab Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 58 salaries. A Research and Development (R&D) Lab Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 34 salaries.

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Key Stats for Research and Development (R&D) Lab Technician

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 227 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
7%

Experience Affects Research and Development (R&D) Lab Technician Salaries

▲36%

▲27%

▲7%

National Average
$40,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Research and Development (R&D) Lab Technician Salaries

Chemistry
▲18%



Quality Assurance / Quality Control
▲1%

PCR Analysis
▼0%

Microbiology
▼0%

National Average
$40,000


Research Analysis
▼5%

Microsoft Office
▼16%

Molecular Biology
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 227 votes.

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
no benefits
None: 23%