How much does a Laboratory Assistant I make in the United States? The average Laboratory Assistant I salary in the United States is $48,431 as of April 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $40,211 and $56,642. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Job Description for Laboratory Assistant I

Laboratory Assistant I performs research activities and other tasks as necessary in a laboratory environment. Records observations and measurements and reports results. Being a Laboratory Assistant I is responsible for cleaning, disinfecting, and maintaining cleanrooms and equipment. Assists with receipt and inspection of raw materials, and ordering and stocking of materials and equipment. Additionally, Laboratory Assistant I may require a bachelor's degree in area of specialty. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. To be a Laboratory Assistant I typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. Works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Work is closely managed. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Skills associated with Laboratory Assistant I: Analyze Lab Results, Laboratory Supply and Inventory Management, Research Documentation, Laboratory Equipment Maintenance

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