$42,894
Avg. Salary
$18.08
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$1,400

Bonus

$2,017

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
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The average pay for a Research And Development (R&D) Lab Technician with Product Development skills is $18.08 per hour.

The average pay for a Research And Development (R&D) Lab Technician with Product Development skills is $42,894 per year.

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$13.65
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$64k
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MEDIAN $42,894
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$0$64K
Salary $33,493 - $64,131
Bonus $506 - $3,700
Profit Sharing $2,017
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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$29,569 - $60,335
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 115
Hourly Data $0$38
Hourly Rate $13.65 - $24.83
Overtime $19.64 - $38.50
Annual Data $0$60K
Bonus $506 - $3,700
Profit Sharing $2,017
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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$29,569 - $60,335
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 189

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 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 $38,000 based on 133 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 $44,000 based on 48 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 $51,000 based on 34 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 $53,000 based on 20 salaries.

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

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 77 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
10%

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

Late-Career
▲30%

Experienced
▲25%

Mid-Career
▲7%

National Average
$41,000

Entry-Level
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 77 votes.

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
no benefits
None: 20%