How much does a Laboratory Assistant make?

Updated Jun 24, 2021
CA$47k /yr
Average Base Pay

227 salaries

CA$37k

Low

CA$47k

Average

CA$59k

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for a Laboratory Assistant is $46,544 in Canada. Filter by location to see Laboratory Assistant salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 227 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Laboratory Assistant employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Lab AssistantCA$38k /yr
L3
Lab Assistant SupervisorCA$46k /yr
L4
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Alberta Precision Laboratories
3.8

Alberta Precision Laboratories

Laboratory Assistant - Hourly

CA$24

 /hr
Range: CA$24 - CA$25
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CA$24

CA$25

CA$24 - CA$25 Range

Alberta Health Services
3.9

Alberta Health Services

Laboratory Assistant - Hourly

CA$24

 /hr
Range: CA$24 - CA$25

CA$24

CA$25

CA$24 - CA$25 Range

Nova Scotia Health Authority
3.9

Nova Scotia Health Authority

Laboratory Assistant - Hourly

CA$24

 /hr
Range: CA$21 - CA$25

CA$21

CA$25

CA$21 - CA$25 Range

LifeLabs
3.2

LifeLabs

Laboratory Assistant - Hourly

CA$24

 /hr
Range: CA$20 - CA$26

CA$20

CA$26

CA$20 - CA$26 Range

Shared Health (Canada)
3.4

Shared Health (Canada)

Laboratory Assistant - Hourly

CA$21

 /hr
Range: CA$21 - CA$21

CA$21

CA$21

CA$21 - CA$21 Range

ALS
3.2

ALS

Laboratory Assistant - Hourly

CA$16

 /hr
Range: CA$15 - CA$18

CA$15

CA$18

CA$15 - CA$18 Range

Saskatchewan Health Authority

Laboratory Assistant - Hourly

CA$24

 /hr
Range: CA$24 - CA$24

CA$24

CA$24

CA$24 - CA$24 Range

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University of Guelph
4.4

University of Guelph

Laboratory Assistant - Hourly

CA$22

 /hr
Range: CA$18 - CA$28

CA$18

CA$28

CA$18 - CA$28 Range

Public Health Ontario
3.4

Public Health Ontario

Laboratory Assistant - Hourly

CA$14

 /hr
Range: CA$14 - CA$28

CA$14

CA$28

CA$14 - CA$28 Range

Horizon Health Network
3.5

Horizon Health Network

Laboratory Assistant - Hourly

CA$23

 /hr
Range: CA$23 - CA$23

CA$23

CA$23

CA$23 - CA$23 Range

Winnipeg Regional Health Authority
3.5

Winnipeg Regional Health Authority

Laboratory Assistant - Hourly

CA$21

 /hr
Range: CA$20 - CA$21

CA$20

CA$21

CA$20 - CA$21 Range

ALS
3.2

ALS

Laboratory Assistant - Hourly Contractor

CA$16

 /hr
Range: CA$15 - CA$17

CA$15

CA$17

CA$15 - CA$17 Range

Labrador-Grenfell Health
3

Labrador-Grenfell Health

Laboratory Assistant - Hourly

CA$23

 /hr
Range: CA$23 - CA$24

CA$23

CA$24

CA$23 - CA$24 Range

University of Toronto
4.3

University of Toronto

Laboratory Assistant - Hourly
About 

CA$15 -CA$25

 hourly

CA$15

CA$25

CA$15 - CA$25 Range

University of British Columbia
4.3

University of British Columbia

Laboratory Assistant - Monthly
About 

CA$2k -CA$4k

CA$2k

CA$4k

CA$1,901 - CA$3,848 Range

University of Alberta
4.4

University of Alberta

Laboratory Assistant
About 

CA$41k -CA$60k

CA$41k

CA$60k

CA$41,017 - CA$59,842 Range

McGill University
4.2

McGill University

Laboratory Assistant - Hourly
About 

CA$12 -CA$13

 hourly

CA$12

CA$13

CA$12 - CA$13 Range

University of Western Ontario
4.4

University of Western Ontario

Laboratory Assistant - Hourly
About 

CA$12 -CA$20

 hourly

CA$12

CA$20

CA$12 - CA$20 Range

Provincial Health Services Authority
3.6

Provincial Health Services Authority

Laboratory Assistant - Hourly
About 

CA$23 -CA$29

 hourly

CA$23

CA$29

CA$23 - CA$29 Range

Provincial Health Services Authority
3.6

Provincial Health Services Authority

Laboratory Assistant - Hourly
About 

CA$23 -CA$26

 hourly

CA$23

CA$26

CA$23 - CA$26 Range

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Recent Salary Reports

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$18
hourly
A Lab Assistant in the Calgary Area area reported making $18 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Calgary Area area
Contract
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$15
hourly
A Lab Assistant in the Winnipeg Area area reported making $15 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Winnipeg Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$15
hourly
A Lab Assistant in the Toronto Area area reported making $15 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$3,500
monthly
A Lab Assistant in the Kitchener Area area reported making $3,500 per month
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Kitchener Area area
Intern
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
$20
hourly
A Laboratory Assistant in the Ottawa Area area reported making $20 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Ottawa Area area
Temporary
 
10000+ employees
Hospital
$51,725
per year
A Lab in the Edmonton Area area reported making $51,725 per year
Job Highlights
Edmonton Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Public
$18
hourly
A Lab Assistant in the Vancouver Area area reported making $18 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Vancouver Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$41
hourly
A Bobst Lab Assistant in the Vancouver Area area reported making $41 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Vancouver Area area
 
Part-time
10000+ employees
$24
hourly
A Lab Assistant in the Edmonton Area area reported making $24 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Edmonton Area area
Temporary
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
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