Laboratory Support Technician I Salary in the United States

How much does a Laboratory Support Technician I make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Laboratory Support Technician I in the United States is $24 as of April 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $21 and $29. Hourly rate 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 the Cost of Living in Major Cities

Job Description

Provides technical support for laboratory operations. Assembles, configures, and maintains equipment for use in tests and experiments. Operates equipment, mixes chemical solutions, and performs analytical tests as assigned. Records test results and maintains records as instructed. Complies with all safety guidelines. May require an associate degree in a related field. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Works under moderate supervision. Gaining or has attained full proficiency in a specific area of discipline. Typically requires 1-3 years of related experience, or may need 0 years of experience with additional specialized training and/or certification. (Copyright 2022 Salary.com)

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    Glasswasher

    0 - 1 years experience
    High School Diploma or Tech Certificate

  2. This Job:

    Laboratory Support Technician I

    1 - 3 years experience
    Associate's Degree

  3. Up a level:

    Laboratory Support Technician II

    2 - 5 years experience
    Associate's Degree

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