How much does a Laboratory Support Technician I make in the United States? The average Laboratory Support Technician I salary in the United States is $42,956 as of June 27, 2024, but the range typically falls between $37,912 and $49,954. 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. 

Laboratory Support Technician I Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Laboratory Support Technician I Salary $33,320 US June 27, 2024
25th Percentile Laboratory Support Technician I Salary $37,912 US June 27, 2024
50th Percentile Laboratory Support Technician I Salary $42,956 US June 27, 2024
75th Percentile Laboratory Support Technician I Salary $49,954 US June 27, 2024
90th Percentile Laboratory Support Technician I Salary $56,325 US June 27, 2024
25% $37,912 10% $33,320 90% $56,325 75% $49,954 $42,956 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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Job Description for Laboratory Support Technician I

Laboratory Support Technician I provides routine technical support for laboratory operations. Assembles, configures, and maintains equipment for use in tests and experiments. Being a Laboratory Support Technician I is responsible for cleaning, disinfecting, and maintaining cleanrooms and equipment. Operates equipment, prepares chemical solutions, and performs analytical tests as assigned. Additionally, Laboratory Support Technician I records test results and maintains records as instructed. Complies with all safety and operational procedures and policies. Typically requires an associate degree. Typically reports to a supervisor. The Laboratory Support Technician I works under the close direction of senior personnel in the functional area. Possesses a moderate understanding of general aspects of the job. May require 0-1 year of general work experience. (Copyright 2024 Salary.com)... View full job description

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For Laboratory Support Technician I, the upper level is Laboratory Support Technician II and then progresses to Laboratory Supervisor.

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Laboratory Support Technician I salary varies from city to city. Compared with national average salary of Laboratory Support Technician I, the highest Laboratory Support Technician I salary is in San Francisco, CA, where the Laboratory Support Technician I salary is 25.0% above. The lowest Laboratory Support Technician I salary is in Miami, FL, where the Laboratory Support Technician I salary is 3.5% lower than national average salary.

City, State Compared to national average
City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
-3.5%
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 4.9%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.1%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 16.8%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
-1.3%

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