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Laboratory Tester Salary
in San Francisco, California

$61,508 (USD)

Average Salary

$30/hr

Average Hourly

$1,058

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 05, 2019

The average pay for a Laboratory Tester is $61,508 a year and $30 an hour in San Francisco, California, United States. The average salary range for a Laboratory Tester is between $45,178 and $75,151. 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 San Francisco, California.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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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 San Francisco, California, United States

Job family: Chemical Technicians

Job family population: 65,500

Estimated population of Laboratory Tester jobs: 3,668

Rate of error: 1.9%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$71,305
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: San Francisco, officially City and County of San Francisco and colloquially known as SF, San Fran, or "The City", is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California. San Francisco is the 13th-most populous city in the United States, and the fourth-most populous in California, with 883,305 residents as of 2018. It covers an area of about 46.89 square miles (121.4 km2), mostly at the north end of the San Francisco Peninsula in the San Francisco Bay Area, making it the second most densely populated large U.S. city, and the fifth-most densely populated U.S. county, behind only four of the five New...

Laboratory Tester Job Listings for San Francisco, California

Clinical Laboratory Scientist I
Nov 6
United States of America, California, San Jose, United States
Roche
Prepare reagents required for laboratory testing * Participate in instrument validation, proficiency testing and quality assurance activities * Utilize good documentation practices and follow ...
Clinical Laboratory Manager, High Complexity Testing
Nov 21
us
DiaCarta, Inc.
The Clinical laboratory manager at DiaCarta provides day-to-day supervision of testing personnel and reporting of test results, and for CLIA regulatory purposes acts in the capacity of the CLIA ...
Field Materials Testers
Sep 27
San Francisco, United States
Smith-Emery
We are looking for proactive individuals to perform field and laboratory testing on industry leading projects. We offer opportunity and a congenial work environment. Smith-Emery has been providing ...
Clinical Lab Scientist (Med Tech) - San Francisco, CA
Nov 20
San Francisco, United States
Vitalant
Five years clinical laboratory testing experience required. * One year IRL experience preferred. Skills/Abilities Must possess the skills and abilities to successfully perform all assigned duties and ...
Quality Control Analyst
Dec 4
Novato, CA, USA
TPS Group LLC
Coordinate and track outside laboratory testing activities. Work assignments will encompass activities from routine to semi-routine in nature with the ability to recognize deviations from accepted ...

The average pay for a Laboratory Tester is $61,508 a year and $30 an hour in San Francisco, California, United States. The average salary range for a Laboratory Tester is between $45,178 and $75,151. 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 San Francisco, California.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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