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Engineering Lab Technician

Engineering Lab Technician Salary

  Annual Salary Monthly Pay Weekly Pay Hourly Wage
Top Earners $63,500 $5,291 $1,221 $31
75th Percentile $52,000 $4,333 $1,000 $25
Average $46,207 $3,850 $888 $22
25th Percentile $35,500 $2,958 $682 $17
$21,000 - $26,499
2% of jobs
$26,500 - $31,999
7% of jobs
$35,500 is the 25th percentile. Salaries below this are outliers.
$32,000 - $37,499
23% of jobs
$37,500 - $42,999
19% of jobs
The average salary is $46,207 a year
$43,000 - $48,499
10% of jobs
$52,000 is the 75th percentile. Salaries above this are outliers.
$48,500 - $53,999
19% of jobs
$54,000 - $59,499
6% of jobs
$63,500 is the 90th percentile. Salaries above this are outliers.
$59,500 - $64,999
6% of jobs
$65,000 - $70,499
2% of jobs
$70,500 - $75,999
1% of jobs
$76,000 - $81,500
0% of jobs

National Average

$21,000 $46,207/year $22/hour $81,500
Engineering Lab Technician Salary Comparison by Location
United States
Ashburn, VA

As of Nov 19, 2020, the average annual pay for an Engineering Lab Technician in the United States is $46,207 a year.

Just in case you need a simple salary calculator, that works out to be approximately $22.21 an hour. This is the equivalent of $889/week or $3,851/month.

While ZipRecruiter is seeing annual salaries as high as $81,500 and as low as $21,000, the majority of Engineering Lab Technician salaries currently range between $35,500 (25th percentile) to $52,000 (75th percentile) with top earners (90th percentile) making $63,500 annually across the United States. The average pay range for an Engineering Lab Technician varies greatly (by as much as $16,500), which suggests there may be many opportunities for advancement and increased pay based on skill level, location and years of experience.

Based on recent job postings on ZipRecruiter, the Engineering Lab Technician job market in both Ashburn, VA and the surrounding area is very active. An Engineering Lab Technician in your area makes on average $46,841 per year, or $634 (1%) more than the national average annual salary of $46,207. Virginia ranks number 17 out of 50 states nationwide for Engineering Lab Technician salaries.

To estimate the most accurate annual salary range for Engineering Lab Technician jobs, ZipRecruiter continuously scans its database of millions of active jobs published locally throughout America.

Find your next high paying job as an Engineering Lab Technician on ZipRecruiter today.

Top 10 Highest Paying Cities for Engineering Lab Technician Jobs

We’ve identified 10 cities where the typical salary for an Engineering Lab Technician job is above the national average. Topping the list is New York City, NY, with San Mateo, CA and Juneau, AK close behind in the second and third positions. Juneau, AK beats the national average by $6,097 (12.4%), and New York City, NY furthers that trend with another $8,662 (17.1%) above the $46,207 average.

Importantly, New York City, NY has a moderately active Engineering Lab Technician job market with only a few companies currently hiring for this type of role.

With these 10 cities having average salaries higher than the national average, the opportunities for economic advancement by changing locations as an Engineering Lab Technician appears to be exceedingly fruitful.

Finally, another factor to consider is the average salary for these top ten cities varies very little at 7% between New York City, NY and Minneapolis, MN, reinforcing the limited potential for much wage advancement. The possibility of a lower cost of living may be the best factor to use when considering location and salary for an Engineering Lab Technician role.

CityAnnual SalaryMonthly PayWeekly PayHourly Wage
New York City, NY$54,869$4,572$1,055$26.38
San Mateo, CA$53,768$4,481$1,034$25.85
Juneau, AK$52,304$4,359$1,006$25.15
Boston, MA$52,270$4,356$1,005$25.13
Berkeley, CA$51,717$4,310$995$24.86
Santa Monica, CA$51,643$4,304$993$24.83
Daly City, CA$51,571$4,298$992$24.79
Quincy, MA$51,511$4,293$991$24.77
Renton, WA$51,422$4,285$989$24.72
Minneapolis, MN$50,737$4,228$976$24.39

Top 5 Best Paying Related Engineering Lab Technician Jobs in the U.S.

We found at least five jobs related to the Engineering Lab Technician job category that pay more per year than a typical Engineering Lab Technician salary. Top examples of these roles include: Lab Manager, Global Lab, and Lab Solutions.

However, these example jobs are paid fairly similarly to Engineering Lab Technician jobs, with a range of just $23,152 (40.1%) to $31,959 (51.4%) more than the average Engineering Lab Technician salary of $46,207.

Job TitleAnnual SalaryMonthly PayWeekly PayHourly Wage
Lab Manager$78,166$6,514$1,503$37.58
Global Lab$77,740$6,478$1,495$37.38
Lab Solutions$76,743$6,395$1,476$36.90
Lab Operations$75,629$6,302$1,454$36.36
Lab Services$69,359$5,780$1,334$33.35
About Our Data
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Data used to develop this report includes ADP data. ADP is an exclusive provider of employee payroll data for ZipRecruiter.

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