How much does a Lab Technician make?

Updated Jan. 19, 2022
US$40,976 /yr
Average Base Pay

7,714 salaries

US$29K

Low

US$41K

Average

US$57K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

How much does a Lab Technician make? The national average salary for a Lab Technician is $40,976 in United States. Filter by location to see Lab Technician salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 7,714 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Lab Technician employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Lab Technician$44,593 /yr
L3
Senior Lab Technician$61,920 /yr
L4
Lab Technician IV$67,055 /yr
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AGAT Laboratories
2.9

AGAT Laboratories

Lab Technician - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $14 - $22
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$14

$22

$14 - $22 Range

Maxxam Analytics
2.9

Maxxam Analytics

Lab Technician - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $14 - $25

$14

$25

$14 - $25 Range

SGS
3.2

SGS

Lab Technician - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $16 - $27

$16

$27

$16 - $27 Range

Bureau Veritas
3.4

Bureau Veritas

Lab Technician - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $14 - $21

$14

$21

$14 - $21 Range

LifeLabs
3.2

LifeLabs

Lab Technician - Hourly

$20

 /hr
Range: $16 - $41

$16

$41

$16 - $41 Range

CARO Analytical Services
3.4

CARO Analytical Services

Lab Technician

$38,041

 /yr
Range: $33K - $41K

$33K

$41K

$33,395 - $41,414 Range

Maxxam Analytics
2.9

Maxxam Analytics

Lab Technician - Hourly Contractor

$15

 /hr
Range: $14 - $20

$14

$20

$14 - $20 Range

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LensCrafters
3.2

LensCrafters

Lab Technician - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $13 - $23

$13

$23

$13 - $23 Range

LifeLabs
3.2

LifeLabs

Lab Technician - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $17 - $25

$17

$25

$17 - $25 Range

Fluid Life
3.2

Fluid Life

Lab Technician - Hourly

$21

 /hr
Range: $19 - $23

$19

$23

$19 - $23 Range

Jean Coutu
3.9

Jean Coutu

Lab Technician - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $14 - $17

$14

$17

$14 - $17 Range

AGAT Laboratories
2.9

AGAT Laboratories

Lab Technician - Hourly Contractor

$16

 /hr
Range: $15 - $20

$15

$20

$15 - $20 Range

University of British Columbia
4.3

University of British Columbia

Lab Technician

$44,138

 /yr
Range: $36K - $66K

$36K

$66K

$35,700 - $65,889 Range

University of Toronto
4.3

University of Toronto

Lab Technician

$55,858

 /yr
Range: $33K - $75K

$33K

$75K

$33,117 - $74,887 Range

University of Alberta
4.3

University of Alberta

Lab Technician

$47,395

 /yr
Range: $42K - $67K

$42K

$67K

$42,470 - $67,059 Range

Labstat
2.7

Labstat

Lab Technician - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $16 - $18

$16

$18

$16 - $18 Range

ALS
3

ALS

Lab Technician - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $16 - $32

$16

$32

$16 - $32 Range

Activation Laboratories
2.9

Activation Laboratories

Lab Technician - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $14 - $19

$14

$19

$14 - $19 Range

Bureau Veritas
3.4

Bureau Veritas

Lab Technician - Hourly Contractor

$16

 /hr
Range: $14 - $16

$14

$16

$14 - $16 Range

University of Calgary
4.1

University of Calgary

Lab Technician

$54,529

 /yr
Range: $45K - $68K

$45K

$68K

$44,643 - $68,284 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Lab Technician salaries

The national average salary for a Lab Technician is $44,593 per year in Canada. Filter by location to see a Lab Technician salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 574 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Lab Technician employees.

The highest salary for a Lab Technician in Canada is $64,848 per year.

The lowest salary for a Lab Technician in Canada is $30,665 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

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

$22
hourly
A Laboratory Analyst in the Vancouver Area area reported making $22 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Vancouver Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$16
hourly
A Lab Technician in the Kitchener Area area reported making $16 per hour
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1-2 years experience
Kitchener Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$20
hourly
A Lab Technician in the Toronto Area area reported making $20 per hour
Job Highlights
Toronto Area area
Contract
 
5001 to 10000 employees
College / University
$80,000
per year
A Laboratory Technician in the Vancouver Area area reported making $80,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Vancouver Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Government
$17
hourly
A Laboratory Technician B in the Toronto Area area reported making $17 per hour
Job Highlights
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$18
hourly
A Laboratory Technician in the Toronto Area area reported making $18 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
$20
hourly
A Laboratory Analyst in the Montreal Area area reported making $20 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Montreal Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$20
hourly
A Chemical Lab Technician in the Toronto Area area reported making $20 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$43,000
per year
A Lab Technician in the Kitchener Area area reported making $43,000 per year
Additional Pay
$3k cash bonus
Job Highlights
Kitchener Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private