Laboratory Technician Salary in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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Average Salary for Laboratory Technician in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

The average salary of a(n) Laboratory Technician in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is $46,672.

The average hourly rate of a(n) Laboratory Technician in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is $22.44.

The average bonus of a(n) Laboratory Technician in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is $803.00.

Job Description:

Performs laboratory tests or other laboratory work using conventional and computerized machines and work aids. Performs laboratory work and tests according to prescribed standards. Determines chemical and physical characteristics or composition. Sets up, adjusts, and operates laboratory equipment and instruments. Usual requirement is two years of post secondary education in field of specialty; however, some companies may accept equivalent education and experience combined. Tests for such qualities as purity, stability, viscosity, density, absorption, burning rate, melting or flash point, etc. Tests solutions used in processes for chemical concentration, specific gravity, or other characteristics. Tests for presence and content of elements, substances, or impurities. Collects and analyze samples. Tests samples to verify conformity to specifications. Records test results and writes test reports describing procedures used. Cleans and sterilizes laboratory equipment. May prepare graphs and charts. May prepare chemical solutions according to standard formulas. May add chemicals or raw materials to process solutions or product batches to correct or establish formulation required to meet specifications. May calibrate laboratory instruments. Less

Performs laboratory tests or other laboratory work using conventional and computerized machines and work aids. Performs laboratory work and tests according to prescribed standards. Determines chemical and physical characteristics or composition. Sets up, adjusts, and operates laboratory equipment and instruments.... More

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