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Laboratory Tester Salary
in New Orleans, Louisiana

$47,794 (USD)

Average Salary

$23/hr

Average Hourly

$822

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Laboratory Tester is $47,794 a year and $23 an hour in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States. The average salary range for a Laboratory Tester is between $35,105 and $58,395. 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 New Orleans, Louisiana.

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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 New Orleans, Louisiana, 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:
$55,407
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Description: New Orleans (, locally ; French: La Nouvelle-Orléans [la nuvɛlɔʁleɑ̃] (listen)) is a consolidated city-parish located along the Mississippi River in the southeastern region of the U.S. state of Louisiana. With an estimated population of 391,006 in 2018, it is the most populous city in Louisiana. A major port, New Orleans is considered an economic and commercial hub for the broader Gulf Coast region of the United States. New Orleans is world-renowned for its distinct music, Creole cuisine, unique dialect, and its annual celebrations and festivals, most notably Mardi Gras. The historic heart of the city is the French...

Laboratory Tester Job Listings for New Orleans, Louisiana

Laboratory Technician / Chemist
May 29
New Orleans, LA, USA
Thionville Laboratories LLC
Analytical laboratory seeks qualified applicants for chemist/laboratory technician position. ... Applicants with prior experience testing these commodities using AOCS, AOAC, and ISO methods will ...
Construction Materials Testing Technician - St. Rose
Jul 4
St. Rose, Louisiana, USA
Tetra Tech, Inc
Qualifications Two years' experience with inspection and field testing of earthwork and concrete construction and CMT laboratory soil, aggregate and concrete testing required. NICET Certification ...
Part- Time
Jun 30
Metairie, Louisiana, USA
Quest Diagnostics Incorporated
Minimum of 1 year of clinical laboratory experience in highly complex testing for those with BS/BA in Chemistry or Biology. Special Requirements: 1. Must have the ability to establish work priorities ...
Asphalt Binder Technician
Jun 18
Destrehan, LA, USA
AmSpec
Job Summary AmSpec is looking for asphalt technicians with prior experience in testing liquid asphalt, emulsions, and cutbacks. Requirements Work experience in a laboratory setting is desirable.
Medical Assistant
Jul 10
Gretna, LA, USA
Behavioral Health Group
Maintain appropriate supplies inventory for all laboratory procedures * Manage monthly patient lists for medical testing and follow-up testing * Check patients' vital signs and perform health ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Laboratory Tester is $47,794 a year and $23 an hour in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States. The average salary range for a Laboratory Tester is between $35,105 and $58,395. 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 New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Laboratory Tester Job Listings for New Orleans, Louisiana

Laboratory Technician / Chemist
May 29
New Orleans, LA, USA
Thionville Laboratories LLC
Analytical laboratory seeks qualified applicants for chemist/laboratory technician position. ... Applicants with prior experience testing these commodities using AOCS, AOAC, and ISO methods will ...
Construction Materials Testing Technician - St. Rose
Jul 4
St. Rose, Louisiana, USA
Tetra Tech, Inc
Qualifications Two years' experience with inspection and field testing of earthwork and concrete construction and CMT laboratory soil, aggregate and concrete testing required. NICET Certification ...
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