Lab Assistant Job Description

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A Lab Assistant is responsible for assisting technologists and scientists during their very important research and lab tests. They process and keep track of samples, classify results and accurately record their findings.

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We are looking for a highly skilled and analytical Lab Assistant to assist our scientists and technologists in the lab. The successful candidate will prepare and classify samples, maintain accurate records, and analyze all sample results. Your main function will be to assist senior lab members with their research and testing.


A Lab Assistant earns between $35,000 and $45,000 per year. The median salary for this position is $39,000 according to PayScale in 2019.


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