How much does a Medical Lab Assistant make?

Updated Jun 14, 2021
CA$53k /yr
Average Base Pay

8 salaries

CA$40k

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CA$53k

Average

CA$70k

High

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The national average salary for a Medical Lab Assistant is $52,612 in Canada. Filter by location to see Medical Lab Assistant salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 8 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Medical Lab Assistant employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Lab AssistantCA$38k /yr
L3
Lab Assistant SupervisorCA$46k /yr
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LifeLabs
3.1

LifeLabs

Medical Lab Assistant - Hourly

CA$21

 /hr
Range: CA$18 - CA$24
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CA$18

CA$24

CA$18 - CA$24 Range

Alberta Health Services
3.8

Alberta Health Services

Medical Lab Assistant - Hourly

CA$21

 /hr
Range: CA$12 - CA$26

CA$12

CA$26

CA$12 - CA$26 Range

Alberta Health Services
3.8

Alberta Health Services

Medical Lab Assistant - Hourly
About 

CA$24 -CA$32

 hourly

CA$24

CA$32

CA$24 - CA$32 Range

LifeLabs
3.1

LifeLabs

Medical Lab Assistant - Hourly
About 

CA$24 -CA$29

 hourly

CA$24

CA$29

CA$24 - CA$29 Range

Vancouver Island Health Authority
3.9

Vancouver Island Health Authority

Medical Lab Assistant - Hourly
About 

CA$23 -CA$26

 hourly

CA$23

CA$26

CA$23 - CA$26 Range

Alberta Health Services
3.8

Alberta Health Services

Medical Lab Assistant - Hourly Contractor
About 

CA$25 -CA$27

 hourly

CA$25

CA$27

CA$25 - CA$27 Range

Fraser Health
3.8

Fraser Health

Medical Lab Assistant - Hourly
About 

CA$24 -CA$26

 hourly

CA$24

CA$26

CA$24 - CA$26 Range

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Provincial Health Services Authority
3.6

Provincial Health Services Authority

Medical Lab Assistant - Hourly
About 

CA$24 -CA$25

 hourly

CA$24

CA$25

CA$24 - CA$25 Range

Vancouver Island Health Authority
3.9

Vancouver Island Health Authority

Medical Lab Assistant
About 

CA$46k -CA$50k

CA$46k

CA$50k

CA$46,461 - CA$49,896 Range

Vancouver Island Health Authority
3.9

Vancouver Island Health Authority

Medical Lab Assistant - Hourly
About 

CA$24 -CA$26

 hourly

CA$24

CA$26

CA$24 - CA$26 Range

Alberta Precision Laboratories
3.8

Alberta Precision Laboratories

Medical Lab Assistant - Hourly
About 

CA$29 -CA$31

 hourly

CA$29

CA$31

CA$29 - CA$31 Range

William Osler Health System
3.9

William Osler Health System

Medical Lab Assistant - Hourly
About 

CA$32 -CA$35

 hourly

CA$32

CA$35

CA$32 - CA$35 Range

Shared Health (Canada)
3.4

Shared Health (Canada)

Medical Lab Assistant - Hourly
About 

CA$21 -CA$22

 hourly

CA$21

CA$22

CA$21 - CA$22 Range

First Student
4

First Student

Medical Lab Assistant - Hourly
About 

CA$22 -CA$24

 hourly

CA$22

CA$24

CA$22 - CA$24 Range

Eastern Health
3.4

Eastern Health

Medical Lab Assistant - Hourly
About 

CA$24 -CA$26

 hourly

CA$24

CA$26

CA$24 - CA$26 Range

Pharma Medica Research
2.7

Pharma Medica Research

Medical Lab Assistant - Hourly
About 

CA$20 -CA$22

 hourly

CA$20

CA$22

CA$20 - CA$22 Range

Chatham-Kent Health Alliance
3.4

Chatham-Kent Health Alliance

Medical Lab Assistant - Hourly
About 

CA$26 -CA$28

 hourly

CA$26

CA$28

CA$26 - CA$28 Range

Interlake Eastern Regional Health Authority
3.1

Interlake Eastern Regional Health Authority

Medical Lab Assistant - Hourly
About 

CA$21 -CA$22

 hourly

CA$21

CA$22

CA$21 - CA$22 Range

Medical Laboratories of Windsor

Medical Lab Assistant - Hourly
About 

CA$14 -CA$16

 hourly

CA$14

CA$16

CA$14 - CA$16 Range

BC Biomedical Laboratories
3

BC Biomedical Laboratories

Medical Lab Assistant - Hourly
About 

CA$23 -CA$26

 hourly

CA$23

CA$26

CA$23 - CA$26 Range

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Frequently asked questions about Medical Lab Assistant salaries

The average salary for a Medical Lab Assistant is CA$52,612 in Canada. Salaries estimates are based on 8 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Medical Lab Assistant employees in Canada.

The highest salary for a Medical Lab Assistant in Canada is CA$69,664 per year.

The lowest salary for a Medical Lab Assistant in Canada is CA$39,734 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

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

$51,725
per year
A Lab in the Edmonton Area area reported making $51,725 per year
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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
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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
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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
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1-2 years experience
Edmonton Area area
Temporary
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$18
hourly
A Medical Lab Assistant in the Toronto Area area reported making $18 per hour
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Toronto Area area
Part-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$13
hourly
A Computer Lab Assistant in the Toronto Area area reported making $13 per hour
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Toronto Area area
Part-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
College / University
$29
hourly
A Medical Laboratory Assistant in the Kitchener Area area reported making $29 per hour
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10+ years experience
Kitchener Area area
Contract
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Hospital
$41,109
per year
A Lab Assistant in the Saskatoon Area area reported making $41,109 per year
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Saskatoon Area area
Contract
 
5001 to 10000 employees
College / University
$16
hourly
A Lab Assistant in the Kitchener Area area reported making $16 per hour
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Kitchener Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$28
hourly
A Medical Laboratory Assistant in the Calgary Area area reported making $28 per hour
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10+ years experience
Calgary Area area
Part-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
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