Laboratory Technicians in America make an average salary of $40,926 per year or $19.68 per hour.Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $27,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $60,000.Health Care companies and Professional companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field.Massachusetts, Alaska, Maine, Rhode Island, and New Hampshire have the highest paying Laboratory Technician jobs.The typical tenure for a Laboratory Technician is 2.7 years.
Across America, Laboratory Technicians make on average $40,926 annually or $19.68 hourly.Laboratory Technicians make the most in Boston, MA at about $48,221 per year.Not only that, Boston, MA also has an average entry-level salary of $24,000.The highest earning states when it comes to Laboratory Technician salaries are Massachusetts, Alaska, Maine, Rhode Island, and New Hampshire.The lowest earning states are Florida, Arkansas, Missouri, Alabama, and Georgia.
The darker areas on the map show where Laboratory Technicians earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.
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 Apple and Intel report the highest salaries.In addition, companies like Chevron and BP America report highly competitive salaries for Laboratory Technicians.
Wages for Laboratory Technicians can differ based on the industry they work in.By looking at our data, we can see that Health Care companies, Pharmaceutical companies, and Manufacturing companies pay their Laboratory Technicians well.Health Care companies pay their Laboratory Technicians the highest wages, averaging $42,934 per year. Pharmaceutical companies and Manufacturing companies pay well too, at $42,380 and $40,130, respectively.The types of companies that pay Laboratory Technicians the least are in the Retail industry, where the average annual salary is $39,880.
Laboratory Technician Salary History
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