Lab Technician Salary in Ireland

€30,584
per year
per month
€2,550
per month
per year

Lab Technician - Average Salary in Ireland

The average salary for a Lab Technician is €30,584 gross per year (€2,550 gross per month), which is 31% lower than the national average salary in Ireland.
A Lab Technician can expect an average starting salary of €26,814. The highest salaries can exceed €41,570.
€26,814
Low
€30,584
Average
€41,570
High
€2,230
Low
€2,550
Average
€3,460
High

Lab Technician Salary Range

Low
€26,814
Average
€30,584
Senior
€34,890
High
€41,570
Low
€2,230
Average
€2,550
Senior
€2,910
High
€3,460
Among Laboratory Technicians, Medical Laboratory Aides and Microbiology Lab Technicians tend to have the lowest salaries, while experienced Medical Lab Technicians, Optical Lab Technicians or Senior Lab Technicians enjoy the highest salaries.

Lab Technician - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Senior Lab Technician€34K/year
+12% 
Optical Lab Technician€34K/year
+11% 
Medical Lab Technician€31K/year
+2% 
Microbiology Lab Technician€28K/year
 -10%

Lab Technician - Pay by Experience Level in Ireland

An Entry Level Lab Technician with less than three years of experience can expect to earn €28,000 gross per year on average. A mid career Lab Technician with 4-9 years of experience earns an average compensation of €30,000, while a Senior Lab Technician with 10-20 years of experience makes on average €34,000. Laboratory Technicians with more than 20 years of experience may earn more than €38,000.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Lab Technician

Late Career▲ +24%
Senior▲ +11%
Average Salary€30,584/year
Mid Career▼ -2%
Entry Level▼ -8%

Gender Breakdown

Female
61%
Male
39%

Lab Technician - Related Salaries

The salary information presented on this page is based on salary data collected from Lab Technician jobs published on Jobted Ireland in the last 12 months and on public data sources (eg. Civil Service salary scales, HSE salary scales).
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Frequently asked questions about the salary of the Lab Technician

How much does a Lab Technician make in Ireland?
A Lab Technician in Ireland earns an average of €30,584 gross per year, which is about €2,550 gross per month. Everything you need to know about the salary of the Lab Technician updated to 2022.
What is the starting salary for a Lab Technician in Ireland?
The starting salary of a Lab Technician in Ireland is around €26,814 gross per year. Medical Laboratory Aides and Microbiology Lab Technicians usually have a lower salary.
What is the highest salary for a Lab Technician in Ireland?
The highest salary of a Lab Technician in Ireland can reach and exceed €41,570 gross per year. Medical Lab Technicians, Optical Lab Technicians or Senior Lab Technicians usually have the highest salaries.
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