Laboratory Analyst Salary

The average salary for a Laboratory Analyst in the UK is:


Job profile for a Laboratory Analyst

Perform routine analysis, including wet chemistry techniques to samples from procurement to production. Ensure all tests are carried out with proficiency adhering to strict guidelines of Good Laboratory Practice. Good housekeeping must always be maintained while conducting general laboratory duties.

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Laboratory Analyst Salary Comparison

In 2008, the average salary for this job was £15,000.

The average salary in 2009 was £14,390, based on 2 respondents (a difference of -4% from the 2008 figure.

The average salary in 2010 was £14,938, based on 5 respondents (a difference of 4% from the 2009 figure.

The average salary in 2011 was £22,449, based on 4 respondents (a difference of 50% from the 2010 figure.

The average salary in 2012 was £21,000, based on 2 respondents (a difference of -6% from the 2011 figure.

The median salary for a Laboratory Analyst based on all salary survey responses is: £19,000

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About the Salary Survey Data in this survey is based on over 368,000 individual salary records. The date period for which job information was gathered varies, but is usually between 2008 - 2012. For precise date related information, custom reports may be ordered with greater granularity. Working 8 hours a day, 250 days of the year, the data suggests the hourly rate for Laboratory Analyst is £9.68.

Assorted Laboratory Analyst Salary Information

£19,000Yorkshire and North East22-July-16
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Laboratory Analyst Salary By UK Region

These figures use non-job specific statistical weighting from our salary data pool and also include for comparison the salaries for a Laboratory Analyst job in US Dollars based on a recent exchante rate (last rate update 02/05/2013 with a pound to dollar exchange rate 1.56) for comparisons for our international visitors
Salary US Dollars Region
£17045 $26590.2 North West
£21113 $32936.28 London
£15496 $24173.76 Yorkshire and North East
£16852 $26289.12 South West
£19951 $31123.56 South East
£16464 $25683.84 Scotland
£17433 $27195.48 Northern Ireland
£16270 $25381.2 Wales
£18014 $28101.84 Midlands
£16077 $25080.12 East of England

With regard to age and impact on salary for a Laboratory Analyst, a statistical average weighting (that is based on how salary varies by age and not for a specific job which may vary considerably) suggests these figures: £14,527 for a worker in their 20s, £18,982 (30s), £22,469 (40s) and £22,469 (50s).
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