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$49,174 - AU$81,746
AU$49K
AU$60K
AU$82K
MEDIAN: AU$59,904
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AU$17.62 - AU$35.48
AU$18
AU$28
AU$35
MEDIAN: AU$27.50
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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$28KAU$56KAU$84K
Salary
AU$49,174 - AU$81,746  
   
Bonus
AU$253.42 - AU$8,877  
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$48,001 - AU$80,117  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 85
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$15AU$30AU$45
Hourly Rate
AU$17.62 - AU$35.48  
   
Overtime
AU$32.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$30KAU$60KAU$90K
Bonus
AU$253.42 - AU$8,877  
   
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$48,001 - AU$80,117  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 16

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Pay by Experience Level for Chemist

Pay by Experience for a Chemist has a positive trend. An entry-level Chemist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 58 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Chemist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 37 salaries. An experienced Chemist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 23 salaries. A Chemist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $87,000 based on 6 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$60,386

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Key Stats for Chemist

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Chemist Salaries

Late-Career
▲45%

▲17%

▲3%

National Average
AU$60,000

▼6%

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 10%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 90%
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