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Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Lab Assistant make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$66,213 / yrTotal Pay
$33,470 / yrBase Pay
$32,743 / yrAdditional Pay

$66,213

 / yr
$26K$654K
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The estimated total pay for a Lab Assistant is $66,213 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $33,470 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 $32,743 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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$66,213 /yr
Lab Assistant
$53,511 /yr
Lab Assistant Supervisor
$64,664 /yr
Lead Lab Assistant
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What are some related job titles for Lab Assistant?

Some related job titles are Clinical Research Assistant Salaries with median pay of $79,146, Laboratory Technician Salaries with median pay of $77,634, Medical Assistant Salaries with median pay of $66,966, Medical Lab Assistant Salaries with median pay of $70,260.

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Labcorp
3.7

Labcorp

Lab Assistant - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $10 - $26

$10

$26

$10 - $26 Range

Quest Diagnostics
3.6

Quest Diagnostics

Lab Assistant - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $13 - $25

$13

$25

$13 - $25 Range

UC San Diego
4.2

UC San Diego

Lab Assistant - Hourly

$12

$23

$12 - $23 Range

Clinical Pathology Laboratories
3.1

Clinical Pathology Laboratories

Lab Assistant - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $15 - $22

$15

$22

$15 - $22 Range

UC Davis
4.2

UC Davis

Lab Assistant - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $10 - $19

$10

$19

$10 - $19 Range

UCLA
4.3

UCLA

Lab Assistant - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $12 - $20

$12

$20

$12 - $20 Range

NeoGenomics
3.8

NeoGenomics

Lab Assistant - Hourly

$20

 /hr
Range: $16 - $22

$16

$22

$16 - $22 Range

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Costco Wholesale
4.0

Costco Wholesale

Lab Assistant

$33,378

 /yr
Range: $32K - $39K

$32K

$39K

$32,073 - $39,443 Range

RIT (Rochester Institute of Technology)
4.3

$9

$15

$9 - $15 Range

Kaiser Permanente
3.9

Kaiser Permanente

Lab Assistant - Hourly

$21

$42

$21 - $42 Range

University of Washington
4.2

University of Washington

Lab Assistant - Hourly

$12

$19

$12 - $19 Range

Mayo Clinic
4.0

Mayo Clinic

Lab Assistant - Hourly

$15

$20

$15 - $20 Range

Bio-Reference Labs
3.6

Bio-Reference Labs

Lab Assistant - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $14 - $24

$14

$24

$14 - $24 Range

University of Michigan
4.4

University of Michigan

Lab Assistant - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $11 - $20

$11

$20

$11 - $20 Range

Ascension
3.4

Ascension

Lab Assistant - Hourly

$14

$18

$14 - $18 Range

University of California Berkeley
4.3

University of California Berkeley

Lab Assistant - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $13 - $23

$13

$23

$13 - $23 Range

Labcorp
3.7

Labcorp

Lab Assistant - Hourly Contractor

$15

$22

$15 - $22 Range

Penn State
4.2

Penn State

Lab Assistant - Hourly

$12

 /hr
Range: $3 - $25

$3

$25

$3 - $25 Range

UC San Diego
4.2

UC San Diego

Lab Assistant - Hourly

$12

$31

$12 - $31 Range

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
4.5

$11

$20

$11 - $20 Range

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8 days ago by a Laboratory Assistant with 1 to 3 years of experience

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

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

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10 days ago by a Student Computer Lab Assistant with 1 to 3 years of experience

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10 days ago by a Lab Assistant with 1 to 3 years of experience

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10 days ago by a Laboratory Assistant with 1 to 3 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Lab Assistant salaries

The national average salary for a Lab Assistant is $35,496 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Lab Assistant salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 1718 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Lab Assistant employees.

The highest salary for a Lab Assistant in United States is $47,614 per year.

The lowest salary for a Lab Assistant in United States is $26,463 per year.

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