Laboratory Assistant

Laboratory Assistant Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$37,000
$22,000
Min 10%
$37,000
Median 50%
$65,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Brown University
Highest Paying City
Boston, MA
Highest Paying State
Alaska
Average Experience Level
1.8 years
How much does a laboratory assistant make?
As a Laboratory Assistant in the USA, you can expect to earn on average $37,880 per year or $18.21 per hour. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $22,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $65,000. The most abundant employment opportunities for Laboratory Assistants are in Health Care companies and Professional companies. States with the highest Laboratory Assistant salaries include Alaska, Maine, Hawaii, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire. The typical tenure for a Laboratory Assistant is 1.8 years.

Average Laboratory Assistant Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Laboratory Assistant in the United States is $37,880 per year or $18.21 per hour. Boston, MA reports the highest annual salary for Laboratory Assistants at 38,905. Even an entry-level Laboratory Assistant makes $18,000 per year in Boston, MA. The top 5 states with the highest reported Laboratory Assistant salaries are Alaska, Maine, Hawaii, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire. Idaho, West Virginia, Kentucky, Arizona, and Nevada are the lowest earners.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Boston, MA
$38,905
2
New York, NY
$31,289
3
Fargo, ND
$31,274
4
Duluth, MN
$30,947
5
New Brunswick, NJ
$30,277

Average Laboratory Assistant Salary By Company

Like every industry, there is a range of salaries a Laboratory Assistant makes. Most Laboratory Assistant jobs are in Health Care companies and Health Care companies. Brown University and Sonora Quest Laboratories are the best paying companies for Laboratory Assistants. Companies like Vericel and Virginia West University Medical also pay high salaries to their Laboratory Assistants.

Recently Added Laboratory Assistant Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
San Mateo County, Ca
Laboratory Assistant
01/30/2020
$51,022
Laboratory Assistant
01/29/2020
$37,566
Laboratory Assistant
01/29/2020
$39,423
01/29/2020
$25,044
Managedlab Services
Laboratory Assistant
San Diego, CA
01/28/2020
$34,436
Gastroenterology of The Rockies
Laboratory Assistant
01/28/2020
$29,218
Kelly Services
Laboratory Assistant
01/28/2020
$32,349
01/28/2020
$41,323
Mercy Health
Laboratory Assistant
Cincinnati, OH
01/27/2020
$30,366
01/27/2020
$26,505
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