Average Experienced Research and Development (R&D) Lab Technician Hourly Pay

$21.02
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$2,039
Bonus
$2,250
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The average hourly pay for an Experienced Research and Development (R&D) Lab Technician is $21.02.
10%
$15.28
10%
$21.02
50%
$27.69
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90%
MEDIAN $21.02
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United States (change)
Hourly Rate
$15 - $28
Bonus
$832 - $5,152
Profit Sharing
$509 - $4,034
Total Pay
$33,346 - $67,837

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

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.

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Popular Skills for Research and Development (R&D) Lab Technician

Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office, Quality Assurance / Quality Control, Microsoft Excel, Data Analysis and Product Development.

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

An entry-level Research and Development (R&D) Lab Technician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $16.05 based on 132 salaries. An early career Research and Development (R&D) Lab Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.69 based on 724 salaries. A mid-career Research and Development (R&D) Lab Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.26 based on 207 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $25.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,151 survey responses.
Entry Level
11.5%
Early Career
62.9%
Mid Career
18.0%
Late Career
7.6%