Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Lab Technician make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$68,617 / yrTotal Pay
$36,792 / yrBase Pay
$31,825 / yrAdditional Pay

$68,617

 / yr
$28K$583K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Lab Technician is $68,617 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $36,792 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $31,825 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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$68,617 /yr
Lab Technician
$79,827 /yr
Senior Lab Technician
$73,652 /yr
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What are some related job titles for Lab Technician?

Some related job titles are Lab Assistant Salaries with median pay of $65,482, Laboratory Technician Salaries with median pay of $76,400, Medical Laboratory Technician Salaries with median pay of $88,017, Microbiology Salaries with median pay of $96,591.

What are total pay estimates for a Lab Technician at different companies?

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Labcorp
3.8

Labcorp

Lab Technician - Hourly

$20

 /hr
Range: $13 - $30

$13

$30

$13 - $30 Range

Pace Analytical
2.8

Pace Analytical

Lab Technician - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $14 - $25

$14

$25

$14 - $25 Range

Eurofins Scientific
3.4

Eurofins Scientific

Lab Technician - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $12 - $28

$12

$28

$12 - $28 Range

University of Utah
4.3

University of Utah

Lab Technician - Hourly

$13

$23

$13 - $23 Range

SGS
3.3

SGS

Lab Technician - Hourly

$14

$29

$14 - $29 Range

Intertek
3.0

Intertek

Lab Technician - Hourly

$20

 /hr
Range: $15 - $31

$15

$31

$15 - $31 Range

Quest Diagnostics
3.5

Quest Diagnostics

Lab Technician - Hourly

$14

$31

$14 - $31 Range

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LensCrafters
3.2

LensCrafters

Lab Technician - Hourly

$11

$19

$11 - $19 Range

American Red Cross
3.5

American Red Cross

Lab Technician - Hourly

$14

$28

$14 - $28 Range

Archer Daniels Midland (ADM)
3.9

Archer Daniels Midland (ADM)

Lab Technician - Hourly

$13

$32

$13 - $32 Range

Myriad Genetics
3.6

Myriad Genetics

Lab Technician - Hourly

$20

 /hr
Range: $19 - $24

$19

$24

$19 - $24 Range

BASF
3.8

BASF

Lab Technician - Hourly

$19

$35

$19 - $35 Range

ALS
3.1

ALS

Lab Technician - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $14 - $19

$14

$19

$14 - $19 Range

World Wide Technology
4.2

World Wide Technology

Lab Technician - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $16 - $24

$16

$24

$16 - $24 Range

Eastman
3.8

Eastman

Lab Technician

$63,840

 /yr
Range: $53K - $78K

$53K

$78K

$53,000 - $78,457 Range

Charles River Laboratories
3.4

Charles River Laboratories

Lab Technician - Hourly

$17

$29

$17 - $29 Range

Medical Diagnostic Laboratories
2.7

Medical Diagnostic Laboratories

Lab Technician - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $15 - $22

$15

$22

$15 - $22 Range

Kelly
3.5

Kelly

Lab Technician - Hourly

$17

$29

$17 - $29 Range

Aerotek
3.5

Aerotek

Lab Technician - Hourly Contractor

$15

$29

$15 - $29 Range

LensCrafters
3.2

LensCrafters

Lab Technician - Hourly

$11

$23

$11 - $23 Range

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$17

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8 days ago by a Lab Technician with 1 to 3 years of experience

$19

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8 days ago by a Laboratory Technician with less than one year of experience

$35

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$17

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$25

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9 days ago by a Lab Technician with less than one year of experience

$42,000

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9 days ago by a Lab Technician with 1 to 3 years of experience

$19

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Frequently asked questions about a Lab Technician salaries

The national average salary for a Lab Technician is $40,976 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Lab Technician salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 7714 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Lab Technician employees.

The highest salary for a Lab Technician in United States is $57,059 per year.

The lowest salary for a Lab Technician in United States is $29,427 per year.

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