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Laboratory Aide Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$25,000
$20,000
$25,000
$31,000
Laboratory aides in the United States make an average salary of $25,424 per year or $12.22 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $20,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $31,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Alaska, Maine, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, and Vermont provide the highest laboratory aide salaries.
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Map of Laboratory Aide Salaries

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

Average Salary

Average Laboratory Aide Salary By Location

Throughout the U.S., the average salary for a laboratory aide is roughly $25,424 per year, which boils down to $12.22 per hour. Interestingly enough, laboratory aides have the highest salaries in Anchorage, AK at about $29,047 per year. For those who are just starting out, the average entry-level salary in Anchorage, AK is $18,000. Additionally, laboratory aides make more than the average salary in Rochester, NH, San Francisco, CA, Manchester, CT, Boston, MA, and Rochester, NY. On a more broad level, laboratory aide salaries are highest in Alaska, Maine, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Vermont, Hawaii, and Connecticut. On the contrary, Missouri, Tennessee, and Mississippi offer the lowest laboratory aide salaries.

City
Average Salary
Anchorage, AK
Anchorage, AK
$29,047
$29k
Rochester, NH
Rochester, NH
$26,857
$27k
San Francisco, CA
San Francisco, CA
$26,089
$26k
Manchester, CT
Manchester, CT
$25,939
$26k
Boston, MA
Boston, MA
$25,383
$25k
Rochester, NY
Rochester, NY
$24,924
$25k
Seattle, WA
Seattle, WA
$24,866
$25k
Reno, NV
Reno, NV
$24,313
$24k
Baltimore, MD
Baltimore, MD
$23,679
$24k
Easton, PA
Easton, PA
$23,544
$24k

High Paying Laboratory Aide Jobs

Average Laboratory Aide Salary By Company

If you want to get paid the most as a laboratory aide, being employed by a company such as Monroe County Water Authority or Bio-Reference Laboratories would be a smart choice, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. Additionally, companies like Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and Northwell Health also report highly competitive salaries for laboratory aides.

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Laboratory Aide Salary History

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    Recently Added Laboratory Aide Salaries

    CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
    University of Utah
    University of Utah
    Lab Aide (Work-Study)
    Lab Aide (Work-Study)
    Lab Aide (Work-Study)
    Salt Lake City, UT
    Salt Lake City, UT
    10/24/2020
    10/24/2020
    $20,870
    $20,870
    10/24/2020
    Laboratory Aide
    Laboratory Aide
    Irving, TX
    Irving, TX
    10/03/2020
    10/03/2020
    $33,392
    $33,392
    10/03/2020
    Lab Aide
    Lab Aide
    San Diego, CA
    San Diego, CA
    09/28/2020
    09/28/2020
    $39,653
    $39,653
    09/28/2020
    Laboratory Aide
    Laboratory Aide
    Irving, TX
    Irving, TX
    09/23/2020
    09/23/2020
    $33,392
    $33,392
    09/23/2020
    Lab Aide
    Lab Aide
    Elmwood Park, NJ
    Elmwood Park, NJ
    09/22/2020
    09/22/2020
    $29,218
    $29,218
    09/22/2020
    3D Lab Aide
    3D Lab Aide
    Rochester, MN
    Rochester, MN
    09/10/2020
    09/10/2020
    $31,806
    $31,806
    09/10/2020
    University of Utah
    University of Utah
    Lab Aide
    Lab Aide
    Lab Aide
    Salt Lake City, UT
    Salt Lake City, UT
    09/04/2020
    09/04/2020
    $20,870
    $20,870
    09/04/2020
    Laboratory Aide
    Laboratory Aide
    Tempe, AZ
    Tempe, AZ
    08/27/2020
    08/27/2020
    $29,218
    $29,218
    08/27/2020
    Laboratory Aide
    Laboratory Aide
    Irving, TX
    Irving, TX
    08/19/2020
    08/19/2020
    $33,392
    $33,392
    08/19/2020
    Lab Aide
    Lab Aide
    San Diego, CA
    San Diego, CA
    08/19/2020
    08/19/2020
    $34,436
    $34,436
    08/19/2020