Entry-Level Chemical Laboratory Technician Salary

Pay for Entry-Level Chemical Laboratory Technicians sits in the ballpark of $16.27 per hour. The company and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Men make up a slight majority of Entry-Level Chemical Laboratory Technicians (58 percent) who responded to the survey. A fair number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the larger part collect dental insurance. Most workers in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$29,537 - $51,220
$30K
$40K
$51K
MEDIAN: $39,647
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$12.47 - $21.67
$12
$16
$22
MEDIAN: $16.27
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$29,537 - $51,220  
   
Bonus
$251.68 - $4,894  
Profit Sharing
$1,461  
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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$27,298 - $50,843  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 194
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.47 - $21.67  
   
Overtime
$18.86 - $33.68  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$251.68 - $4,894  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,461  
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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$27,298 - $50,843  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 499

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Entry-Level Chemical Laboratory Technicians flock to BASF Corporation for generous paychecks, where average earnings of $49K lead the pack in compensation.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $36,410

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For Entry-Level Chemical Laboratory Technicians, working in the bustling city of Baton Rouge has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Entry-Level Chemical Laboratory Technicians will also find cushy salaries in Ann Arbor (+8 percent), Auburn (+5 percent), Cleveland (+4 percent), and Dallas (+4 percent). The lowest-paying market is San Antonio, which sits 14 percent below the national average. Employers pay around 13 percent less in Grand Rapids and 11 percent less in Los Angeles, below-median salaries for those in this field.

Key Stats for Chemical Laboratory Technician

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 89 votes.
Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
72%
5-9 years
10%
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National Average
$36,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 89 votes.

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
no benefits
None: 20%
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