A Chemist earns an average salary of AU$60,125 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

AU$49,305 - AU$85,821
AU$49K
AU$60K
AU$86K
MEDIAN: AU$60,125
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90%

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AU$16.75 - AU$35.00
AU$17
AU$24
AU$35
MEDIAN: AU$23.83
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$29KAU$58KAU$87K
Salary
AU$49,305 - AU$85,821  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$8,726  
Profit Sharing
AU$500.00  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$47,321 - AU$82,841  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 84
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$14AU$28AU$42
Hourly Rate
AU$16.75 - AU$35.00  
   
Overtime
AU$33.43  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$28KAU$56KAU$84K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$8,726  
   
Profit Sharing
AU$500.00  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$47,321 - AU$82,841  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 14

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Pay by Experience Level for Chemist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$60,196

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Key Stats for Chemist

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
4%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Chemist Salaries

Late-Career
▲45%

▲17%

▲4%

National Average
AU$60,000

▼6%

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 11%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
dental benefits
None: 89%
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