Biology Laboratory Assistant Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
$41,000
$33,000
Min 10%
$41,000
Median 50%
$51,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Bellevue Community Schools
Highest Paying City
Washington, DC
Highest Paying State
New Jersey
Average Experience Level
1.4 years
How much does a biology laboratory assistant make?
Biology Laboratory Assistants in the US make on average $41,683 annually or $20.04 hourly. The top 10 percent make over $51,000 per year, while the bottom 10 percent make under $33,000 per year. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Biology Laboratory Assistants are Finance companies and Health Care companies. States with the highest Biology Laboratory Assistant salaries include New Jersey, Massachusetts, Alaska, New York, and Illinois. The typical employment for a Biology Laboratory Assistant is 1.4 years.

Average Biology Laboratory Assistant Salary By Location

As a Biology Laboratory Assistant in the U.S., you can expect to earn on average $41,683 per year or $20.04 per hour. Working in Washington, DC as a Biology Laboratory Assistant will pay you the highest wages at around $54,287 per year. The Washington, DC average entry-level salary for Biology Laboratory Assistants is $29,000. New Jersey, Massachusetts, Alaska, New York, and Illinois are the top 5 highest earning states for Biology Laboratory Assistants. On the other hand, Missouri, Idaho, Oklahoma, Colorado, and Arizona report the lowest wages for Biology Laboratory Assistants.

Map of Biology Laboratory Assistant Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Biology Laboratory Assistants earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average Biology Laboratory Assistant Salary By Company

Biology Laboratory Assistants can expect good job security. Some industries pay higher than others. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Biology Laboratory Assistants are Finance companies and Health Care companies. Biology Laboratory Assistants at Bellevue Community Schools and Sam Houston State University report the highest salaries. Also, companies like Altor Bioscience and George Washington University pay their Biology Laboratory Assistants very well.

Biology Laboratory Assistant Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Biology Laboratory Assistant Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Biology Laboratory Assistant can range from $44,472 to $50,292 depending on the amount of work experience that the person has. Data on how experience level affects salary is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

Recently Added Biology Laboratory Assistant Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
University of Michigan
Biology Laboratory Assistant
01/29/2020
$20,140
Oakton Community College
Biology Laboratory Assistant
12/31/2019
$27,131
Biology Laboratory Assistant
12/27/2019
$25,044
Biology Laboratory Assistant
12/27/2019
$32,265
Biology Laboratory Assistant
08/19/2019
$27,089
Springfield Technical Community College
Biology Laboratory Assistant
08/01/2019
$25,566
Biology Laboratory Assistant
06/02/2019
$22,957
Altor Bioscience, LLC
Biological Assistant
03/27/2018
$40,000
Altor Bioscience, LLC
Biological Assistant
03/22/2018
$40,000
Altor Bioscience LLC
Biological Assistant
03/19/2018
$40,000
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