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How Much Does a Laboratory Internship Earn In The United States?

Laboratory Internship Salaries
Updated April 6, 2021
Average Yearly Salary
$31,000
$25,000
$31,000
$39,000
Laboratory interns in the United States make an average salary of $31,565 per year or $15.18 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $25,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $39,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Connecticut, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Hawaii, and California provide the highest laboratory internship salaries.
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Where Laboratory Interns Earn The Most

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

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How Much Do Laboratory Interns Earn In Different Cities?

If both location and money are important to you, then you might want to check out moving to Connecticut, New Hampshire and Massachusetts, as these three states offer the highest salaries throughout the U.S. for laboratory interns. Quite opposite of that list is the lowest paying states, which are Arkansas, Arizona, and Louisiana.
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1. Rockford, IL
$34,300
Avg. Salary
$19k
$41k
2. Lakeland, FL
$23,575
Avg. Salary
$19k
$41k

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Which Companies Pay Laboratory Interns The Most?

If you insist on knowing when your check is going to come and for how much, then you'd be better off working for companies like Williams and Santa Clara Valley Water District as they offer the highest salaries for laboratory interns.
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$36k
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$26k
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    How Much Do Laboratory Interns Make In Different Industries?

    As we previously stated, laboratory internship salaries can vary depending on the industry. In fact, our data shows that technology, health care, and government companies tend to offer much higher salaries for laboratory interns. For example, laboratory interns make a whopping average salary of $34,707 while working for technology companies. Meanwhile, other people in this field are making $33,658 at health care companies and $33,184 at government companies. But laboratory interns may want to avoid working in the manufacturing industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $31,937.
    1. Technology
    $34,707
    Avg. Salary
    $28k
    $41k
    2. Health Care
    $33,658
    Avg. Salary
    $28k
    $41k
    3. Government
    $33,184
    Avg. Salary
    $28k
    $41k
    4. Education
    $32,287
    Avg. Salary
    $28k
    $41k
    5. Manufacturing
    $31,937
    Avg. Salary
    $28k
    $41k

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