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Laboratory technician salary in United States

How much does a Laboratory Technician make in the United States?

Average base salary

$23.18
Average $23.18
Low $12.26
High $43.83
Non-cash benefit
401(k)
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The average salary for a laboratory technician is $23.18 per hour in the United States. 22k salaries reported, updated at November 25, 2022

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Top companies for Laboratory Technicians in United States

  1. HCA Healthcare
    3.5star
    2,915 reviews5 salaries reported
    $40.11per hour
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Highest paying cities for Laboratory Technicians near United States

  1. Louisville, KY
    $45.36 per hour
    106 salaries reported
  2. Chicago, IL
    $31.38 per hour
    161 salaries reported
  3. San Diego, CA
    $21.48 per hour
    214 salaries reported
  1. Atlanta, GA
    $21.33 per hour
    83 salaries reported
  2. Phoenix, AZ
    $21.22 per hour
    95 salaries reported
  3. Austin, TX
    $21.11 per hour
    127 salaries reported
  1. Birmingham, AL
    $21.07 per hour
    34 salaries reported
  2. San Antonio, TX
    $20.62 per hour
    81 salaries reported
  3. Houston, TX
    $20.36 per hour
    212 salaries reported
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Most common benefits for Laboratory Technicians

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • 403(b)
  • AD&D insurance
  • Continuing education credits
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Housing stipend
  • License reimbursement
  • Life insurance
  • Loan forgiveness
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid housing
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Pet insurance
  • Referral program
  • Relocation assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Travel reimbursement
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 1,222 ratings

46% of Laboratory Technicians in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in United States?

Laboratory Assistant

40,389 job openings

Average $18.63 per hour

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Common questions about salaries for a Laboratory Technician

What are the pay ranges similar to laboratory technician job?

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