How much does a Lab Assistant make?

Updated 21 Jan 2022
US$35,496 /yr
Average Base Pay

1,718 salaries

US$26K

Low

US$35K

Average

US$48K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

How much does a Lab Assistant make? The national average salary for a Lab Assistant is $35,496 in United States. Filter by location to see Lab Assistant salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 1,718 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Lab Assistant employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Lab Assistant£21,173 /yr
L3
Lab Assistant Supervisor£21,403 /yr
L4
Lead Lab Assistant£21,403 /yr
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£23,257

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£20,622

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NHS
3.9

NHS

Lab Assistant

£19,583

 /yr
Range: £11K - £33K
11 salaries
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£11K

£33K

£10,502 - £32,639 Range

NHS
3.9

NHS

Lab Assistant - Hourly

£9

 /hr
Range: £9 - £10

£9

£10

£9 - £10 Range

Circular1 Health

Lab Assistant - Hourly

£14

 /hr
Range: £10 - £17

£10

£17

£10 - £17 Range

Yourgene Health
3.5

Yourgene Health

Lab Assistant

£20,000

 /yr
Range: £17K - £21K

£17K

£21K

£17,000 - £21,000 Range

3

DAM Health

Lab Assistant

£22,800

 /yr
Range: £22K - £23K

£22K

£23K

£22,300 - £22,800 Range

Source BioScience
3.7

Source BioScience

Lab Assistant

£19,256

 /yr
Range: £19K - £23K

£19K

£23K

£18,534 - £22,500 Range

University of Liverpool
4.2

University of Liverpool

Lab Assistant - Hourly
About 

£13 -£16

 hourly

£13

£16

£13 - £16 Range

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University of Newcastle (UK)
4.4

University of Newcastle (UK)

Lab Assistant - Hourly
About 

£10 -£11

 hourly

£10

£11

£10 - £11 Range

NHS England
3.8

NHS England

Lab Assistant
About 

£19K -£21K

£19K

£21K

£18,790 - £21,009 Range

University of Surrey
4.3

University of Surrey

Lab Assistant - Hourly
About 

£9 -£12

 hourly

£9

£12

£9 - £12 Range

3.8

Circular1 Health

Lab Assistant - Hourly
About 

£10 -£16

 hourly

£10

£16

£10 - £16 Range

Merck
4.2

Merck

Lab Assistant
About 

£15K -£23K

£15K

£23K

£15,140 - £23,041 Range

Lighthouse Labs
4.2

Lighthouse Labs

Lab Assistant
About 

£23K -£25K

£23K

£25K

£22,624 - £25,091 Range

PerkinElmer
3.8

PerkinElmer

Lab Assistant - Hourly Contractor
About 

£9 -£12

 hourly

£9

£12

£9 - £12 Range

UL
3.5

UL

Lab Assistant
About 

£18K -£20K

£18K

£20K

£18,267 - £19,638 Range

Amazon
3.8

Amazon

Lab Assistant
About 

£20K -£21K

£20K

£21K

£20,008 - £21,393 Range

3.2

Cefetra

Lab Assistant - Hourly
About 

£8 -£9

 hourly

£8

£9

£8 - £9 Range

Eurofins Scientific
3.3

Eurofins Scientific

Lab Assistant - Contractor
About 

£16K -£18K

£16K

£18K

£16,394 - £17,672 Range

NHS Lothian
3.7

NHS Lothian

Lab Assistant - Monthly
About 

£21K -£22K

£21K

£22K

£20,529 - £21,997 Range

Syngenta
4.2

Syngenta

Lab Assistant - Hourly
About 

£11 -£12

 hourly

£11

£12

£11 - £12 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Lab Assistant salaries

The national average salary for a Lab Assistant is £21,173 per year in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see a Lab Assistant salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 67 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Lab Assistant employees.

The highest salary for a Lab Assistant in United Kingdom is £36,234 per year.

The lowest salary for a Lab Assistant in United Kingdom is £12,372 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent lab assistant salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

£18,000
per year
A Medical Laboratory Assistant in the Newcastle upon Tyne Area area reported making £18,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Newcastle upon Tyne Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
£19,367
per year
A Medical Laboratory Assistant in the Guildford Area area reported making £19,367 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Guildford Area area
 
Full-time
1001 to 5000 employees
£24,401
per year
A Medical Laboratory Assistant in the London Area area reported making £24,401 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
£20,700
per year
A Medical Laboratory Assistant in the Liverpool Area area reported making £20,700 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Liverpool Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
£22,579
per year
A Medical Laboratory Assistant - Specimen Reception in the Slough Area area reported making £22,579 per year
Additional Pay
£7k cash bonus
Job Highlights
Slough Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Hospital
£18,540
per year
A Lab Assistant in the Newcastle upon Tyne Area area reported making £18,540 per year
Job Highlights
Newcastle upon Tyne Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
£20,000
per year
A Medical Laboratory Assistant in the London Area area reported making £20,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
£24,000
per year
A Medical Laboratory Assistant in the Guildford Area area reported making £24,000 per year
Job Highlights
Guildford Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Public