Salary for
Laboratory Supervisor I in the United States

How much does a Laboratory Supervisor I earn in the United States? The average Laboratory Supervisor I salary in the United States is $70,639 as of March 28, 2019, but the range typically falls between $56,937 and $80,376. 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.  View Cost of Living in Major Cities

Job Description

Organizes and directs the daily activities of the laboratory. Responsible for supervising laboratory personnel, conducting and overseeing quality assurance and quality control, and collecting, analyzing, and interpreting lab results. A level I supervisor is considered a working supervisor with little authority for personnel actions. May require a bachelor's degree in area of specialty. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. Working team member that may validate or coordinate the work of others on a support team. Suggests improvements to process, is a knowledge resource for other team members. Has no authority for staff actions. Thorough knowledge of the team processes. Generally has a minimum of 2 years experience as an individual contributor.

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    Laboratory Assistant III

    3 - 5 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

  2. This Job:

    Laboratory Supervisor I

    2 + years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

  3. Up a level:

    Laboratory Supervisor II

    3 + years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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