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Laboratory Tester Salary

$50,009 (USD)

Average Salary

$24/hr

Average Hourly

$860

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Laboratory Tester is $50,009 a year and $24 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Laboratory Tester is between $36,732 and $61,101. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Laboratory Tester. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Performs laboratory tests or other laboratory work using conventional and computerized machines and work aids.
  • Performs laboratory work and tests according to prescribed standards.
  • Determines chemical and physical characteristics or composition.
  • Sets up, adjusts, and operates laboratory equipment and instruments.
  • Usual requirement is two years of post secondary education in field of specialty; however, some companies may accept equivalent education and experience combined.
Laboratory Tester Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Chemical Technicians

Job family population: 64,550

Estimated population of Laboratory Tester jobs: 3,615

Rate of error: 1.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$57,974
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Laboratory Tester Job Listings for United States

Laboratory Technician
Jun 26
Queens, NY, USA
Laboratory Testing Services
Execute laboratory testing according to standard procedures, make observations and interpret findings * Record all data and results in specified forms with accuracy and responsibility * Maintain ...
Mechanical Engineer - Entry Level
Jun 5
Hatfield, PA, USA
Laboratory Testing Inc.
Founded in 1984, Laboratory Testing Inc. ("LTI") is a family owned, customer-focused, full-service materials testing laboratory that has grown steadily to a position of regional competitive ...
Medical Laboratory Scientist - SL-26th & Sycamore
Jul 18
Sioux Falls, United States
Sanford Health Network
Collects and processes lab specimens and performs clinical laboratory testing, including manual and automated methods, in accordance with laboratory policies and procedures. May collect and manage ...
Medical Laboratory Technician - North Walk-In Lab
Jul 18
Bismarck, United States
Sanford Health Network
Other JOB SUMMARY Responsible for pre-analytical, analytical, and post-analytical phases of testing. Follows standard operating procedures and ensures laboratory safety, quality and regulatory ...
QC Laboratory Manager (Direct Hire)
Jul 10
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Laboratory Staffing Inc
Ensures receipt, testing and disposition of components are performed in accordance with Good ... laboratory data against methods, procedures, and specifications. Create, review, and approve ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Laboratory Tester is $50,009 a year and $24 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Laboratory Tester is between $36,732 and $61,101. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Laboratory Tester. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Laboratory Tester Job Listings for United States

Laboratory Technician
Jun 26
Queens, NY, USA
Laboratory Testing Services
Execute laboratory testing according to standard procedures, make observations and interpret findings * Record all data and results in specified forms with accuracy and responsibility * Maintain ...
Mechanical Engineer - Entry Level
Jun 5
Hatfield, PA, USA
Laboratory Testing Inc.
Founded in 1984, Laboratory Testing Inc. ("LTI") is a family owned, customer-focused, full-service materials testing laboratory that has grown steadily to a position of regional competitive ...
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