How much does a Laboratory Manager make in the United States? The average Laboratory Manager salary in the United States is $112,239 as of October 27, 2022, but the range typically falls between $99,489 and $124,746. 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 Manager

Laboratory Manager plans and implements the overall laboratory policies, procedures, and manages services for a unit and/or shift. Ensures efficient and effective departmental operations, including department quality control and compliance adherence. Being a Laboratory Manager may require a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a head of a unit or department. The Laboratory Manager manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. True first level manager. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets. Has full authority for personnel actions. To be a Laboratory Manager typically requires 5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. 1 - 3 years supervisory experience may be required. Extensive knowledge of the function and department processes. (Copyright 2022 Salary.com)... View full job description

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City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
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City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
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Skills associated with Laboratory Manager: Operational Policy Development, Laboratory Management, Laboratory Practice Quality Assurance (LPQA)

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