Analytical Chemist Salary

An Analytical Chemist earns an average salary of £21,622 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field.

£16,183 - £29,904
MEDIAN: £21,621

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£16,418 - £30,314  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 190
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Analytical Chemist Reviews

What is it like working as an Analytical Chemist?

Analytical Chemist in Belfast:
"A positive experience."
Pros: Opportunities to learn, develop and validate a variety of dissolution, HPLC and GC methods for GMP drug analysis in support of release, validation, development and stability testing. Ability to work closely with a team of diverse skilled and character people. Many opportunities for advancement and a range of business units to suit any desired career path. Pay increases reflect input and ability. Flexible work hours. Managers are always open to suggestions of improvements.
Cons: Poor ability to resolve personality clashes, salaries aren't competitive. Work can be very stressful and comes in bursts, rather than a constant work schedule.

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Experience Affects Analytical Chemist Salaries

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Skills That Affect Analytical Chemist Salaries

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GMP Compliance
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 28 votes.


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Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
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Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 38%
dental benefits
Dental: 10%
medical benefits
Vision: 18%
dental benefits
None: 52%