LABORATORY TECHNICIAN SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$43,000
$25,000
Min 10%
$43,000
Median 50%
$75,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Bayer
Highest Paying City
Portland, ME
Highest Paying State
Maine
Average Experience Level
2.7 years
How much does a laboratory technician make?
Laboratory Technicians in America make an average salary of $43,806 per year or $21.06 per hour. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $25,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $76,000. Health Care companies and Professional companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Vermont have the highest paying Laboratory Technician jobs. The typical tenure for a Laboratory Technician is 2.7 years.

Average Laboratory Technician Salary By Company

If you are a Laboratory Technician, you can expect good job security. However, keep in mind that some industries pay better than others. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Laboratory Technicians are Health Care companies and Professional companies. Laboratory Technicians at Bayer and Broadlawns Medical Center report the highest salaries. In addition, companies like EMSL Analytical and Sonora Quest Laboratories report highly competitive salaries for Laboratory Technicians.

Average Laboratory Technician Salary By Location

Across America, Laboratory Technicians make on average $43,806 annually or $21.06 hourly. Laboratory Technicians make the most in Portland, ME at about $51,707 per year. Not only that, Portland, ME also has an average entry-level salary of $24,000. The highest earning states when it comes to Laboratory Technician salaries are Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Vermont. The lowest earning states are Nevada, Tennessee, Colorado, Kentucky, and Idaho.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Portland, ME
$51,707
2
Boston, MA
$49,533
3
Albany, NY
$43,239
4
New Brunswick, NJ
$40,712
5
Philadelphia, PA
$39,137

Average Laboratory Technician Salary By Industry

Wages for Laboratory Technicians can differ based on the industry they work in. By looking at our data, we can see that Pharmaceutical companies, Retail companies, and Manufacturing companies pay their Laboratory Technicians well. Pharmaceutical companies pay their Laboratory Technicians the highest wages, averaging $45,507 per year. Retail companies and Manufacturing companies pay well too, at $44,912 and $44,862, respectively. The types of companies that pay Laboratory Technicians the least are in the Professional industry, where the average annual salary is $41,437.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Pharmaceutical
$45,507
2
Retail
$44,912
3
Manufacturing
$44,862
4
Health Care
$43,415
5
Hospitality
$43,291

RECENTLY ADDED Laboratory Technician SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Stemhires Staffing & Recruiting
Laboratory Technician
10/31/2019
$31,305
Myriad Genetics, Inc.
Laboratory Technician
10/31/2019
$37,566
Labtopia, Inc.
Laboratory Technician
10/31/2019
$25,044
Richmond, VA
10/31/2019
$33,392
Apex Systems
Laboratory Technician
10/31/2019
$29,218
Act Consulting
Laboratory Technician
10/31/2019
$41,740
Butte-Glenn Community College District
Laboratory Technician
10/31/2019
$52,304
Averhealth
Laboratory Technician
Saint Louis, MO
10/31/2019
$31,305
North Carolina State University
Laboratory Technician
Raleigh, NC
10/31/2019
$25,044
City of Baltimore, Md
Laboratory Technician
Baltimore, MD
10/30/2019
$44,370
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