How much does a Laboratory Assistant I make in the United States? The average Laboratory Assistant I salary in the United States is $49,935 as of April 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $41,456 and $58,399. 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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Laboratory Technician

Contraline Inc. - Charlottesville, VA

Laboratory Technician I

INFRAMARK, LLC. - Danville, VA

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 2022 Salary.com)... View full job description

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

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