Laboratory Analyst Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$51,000
$37,000
$51,000
$72,000
The average Laboratory Analyst makes about $51,909 per year. That's $24.96 per hour! Those in the lower 10%, such as entry-level positions, only make about $37,000 a year. Meanwhile, the top 10% are sitting pretty with an average salary of $72,000. Many of Laboratory Analysts seem to be drawn to Professional and Finance companies. Unless they care more about money, in which case Laboratory Analysts tend to work at Manufacturing, Pharmaceutical, and Health Care companies. Even the employees who work in these industries can confirm that's where the money is. Although money is important, a lot of people base their career decisions solely on location. That's why we found that New Jersey, Kansas and New Hampshire pay Laboratory Analysts the highest salaries.
Best Paying Cities
Nutley, NJ
$71,172
Woburn, MA
$59,905
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Map of Laboratory Analyst Salaries

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

Average Salary:

Average Laboratory Analyst Salary By Location

If both location and money are important to you, then you might want to check out moving to New Jersey, Kansas and New Hampshire, as these three states offer the highest salaries throughout the U.S. for Laboratory Analysts. Quite opposite of that list is the lowest paying states, which are Alabama, Arizona, and Virginia.

Average Laboratory Analyst Salary By Company

If you want to get paid the most as a Laboratory Analyst, being employed by a company such as Occidental Petroleum or Citi would be a smart choice, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. Additionally, companies like Bristol-Myers Squibb and Pfizer also report highly competitive salaries for Laboratory Analysts.

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Average Laboratory Analyst Pay By Industry

The salary for a Laboratory Analyst can vary depending on what industry the job is in. The highest salaries for Laboratory Analysts tend to be found in Manufacturing, Pharmaceutical, and Health Care companies. In fact, Laboratory Analysts can make a yearly salary of $53,923 while working for Manufacturing companies.
Industry
Average Salary
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$53,923
$54k
Pharmaceutical
Pharmaceutical
$51,212
$51k
Health Care
Health Care
$49,597
$50k
Finance
Finance
$47,318
$47k

Laboratory Analyst Salary History

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Recently Added Laboratory Analyst Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
Luttrell Staffing Group
Luttrell Staffing Group
Lab Analyst
Lab Analyst
Lab Analyst
06/29/2020
06/29/2020
$31,305
$31,305
06/29/2020
Laboratory Analyst I
Laboratory Analyst I
06/25/2020
06/25/2020
$63,820
$63,820
06/25/2020
CQ Lab Analyst
CQ Lab Analyst
06/01/2020
06/01/2020
$63,528
$63,528
06/01/2020
City of San Mateo, Ca
City of San Mateo, Ca
Laboratory Analyst I-II (20004490)
Laboratory Analyst I-II (20004490)
Laboratory Analyst I-II (20004490)
05/13/2020
05/13/2020
$79,944
$79,944
05/13/2020
Fresh Science Grad Environmental Lab Analyst
Fresh Science Grad Environmental Lab Analyst
04/28/2020
04/28/2020
$37,566
$37,566
04/28/2020
City of Pueblo
City of Pueblo
Lab Analyst II
Lab Analyst II
Lab Analyst II
03/19/2020
03/19/2020
$50,590
$50,590
03/19/2020
Chemistry Lab Analyst
Chemistry Lab Analyst
02/26/2020
02/26/2020
$41,740
$41,740
02/26/2020
Laboratory Analyst
Laboratory Analyst
01/29/2020
01/29/2020
$56,537
$56,537
01/29/2020
University of Michigan
University of Michigan
Laboratory Analyst
Laboratory Analyst
Laboratory Analyst
01/23/2020
01/23/2020
$37,000
$37,000
01/23/2020
Laboratory Analyst
Laboratory Analyst
01/21/2020
01/21/2020
$62,222
$62,222
01/21/2020