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Laboratory Assistant yearly salaries in the United Kingdom at NHS

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Average salary
£21,373 per year
Above national average
Average £21,373
Low £10,000
High £33,000

Salary estimated from 700 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 12 months. Last updated: 07 August 2022

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Reviews about Pay & benefits for Laboratory Assistant at NHS

A Nessesery job.

The Medical lab assistant job is one that needs to be filled because of the amount of stress that the general staff have on thir sholders. Plus it can help save someones life.


Long hours with high stress and everyone having to do jobs outside what they are hired for
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Intresing Job

I loved my job in the microbiology labs, i was too ill to work at the time. Training is great, pay is good and the people are lovely. I really enjoyed working here.


good maternity leave, good holiday system


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Job security ,pension,friendly people

great Job except long hours and lack of public transport of evening and weekend make it hard to get home.Good pension plan.Freindly people.Lack of pay rewards.




shift and lack of public transport in evening and sundays
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How much does a Laboratory Assistant make at NHS in the United Kingdom?

Average NHS Laboratory Assistant yearly pay in the United Kingdom is approximately £21,373, which is 9% above the national average.

Salary information comes from 2,289 data points collected directly from employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months.

Please note that all salary figures are approximations based upon third party submissions to Indeed. These figures are given to the Indeed users for the purpose of generalised comparison only. Minimum wage may differ by jurisdiction and you should consult the employer for actual salary figures.

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