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Laboratory Tester Salary
in Louisiana, United States

$44,956 (USD)

Average Salary

$22/hr

Average Hourly

$773

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 09, 2019

The average pay for a Laboratory Tester is $44,956 a year and $22 an hour in Louisiana, United States. The average salary range for a Laboratory Tester is between $33,020 and $54,927. 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 Louisiana, United States.

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 Louisiana, 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:
$52,116
5 Year Change:
16 %
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About Louisiana, United States

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Description: Louisiana is a state in the Deep South region of the South Central United States. It is the 31st most extensive and the 25th most populous of the 50 United States. Louisiana is bordered by the state of Texas to the west, Arkansas to the north, Mississippi to the east, and the Gulf of Mexico to the south. A large part of its eastern boundary is demarcated by the Mississippi River. Louisiana is the only U.S. state with political subdivisions termed parishes, which are equivalent to counties. The state's capital is Baton Rouge, and its largest city is New Orleans. Much of the state's lands were formed from sediment...

Laboratory Tester Job Listings for Louisiana, United States

QC Chemist
Nov 26
Shreveport, LA, USA
Adecco
Previous experience in laboratory testing or calibration of equipment is beneficial, but not required to be considered for the position. This skill set required varies, recent Graduates are ...
Lab Technician
Nov 22
Tangipahoa, LA, USA
Express Employment Professionals
Prior laboratory testing experience is also required. This position handles product sample fulfillment, routine testing, formulation blending and safety within the laboratory environment. JOB ...
***Phlebotomist -- Walk-In Interviews at Cabrini(Sign-On Bonus)***
Oct 21
Alexandria, LA, USA
CHRISTUS Health
OBTAINS BLOOD SPECIMENS AND COLLECTS NON-BLOOD SPECIMENS FOR LABORATORY TESTING: * Verifies positive patient identifications. * Performs venipuncture and finger sticks using aseptic technique and in ...
Travel Medical Laboratory Technologist MLT - New Orleans
Nov 21
New Orleans, LA, USA
One Staff Medical
... testing, and recording blood bank inventories. Experience Requirements: Minimum 1 year of current work experience in Travel Medical Laboratory Technologist MLT Louisiana state Healthcare Provider ...
Travel Medical Laboratory Technologist MLT - New Orleans
Nov 21
Baton Rouge, LA, USA
One Staff Medical
... testing, and recording blood bank inventories. Experience Requirements: Minimum 1 year of current work experience in Travel Medical Laboratory Technologist MLT Louisiana state Healthcare Provider ...

The average pay for a Laboratory Tester is $44,956 a year and $22 an hour in Louisiana, United States. The average salary range for a Laboratory Tester is between $33,020 and $54,927. 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 Louisiana, United States.

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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