Entry-Level Chemical Laboratory Technician Salary

Median pay for Entry-Level Chemical Laboratory Technicians lies in the neighborhood of $15.99 per hour. Total incomes of Entry-Level Chemical Laboratory Technicians incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $3K from bonuses and close to $4K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $27K and $51K. The company is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most Entry-Level Chemical Laboratory Technicians like their work and job satisfaction is high. About a fifth of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a strong majority report medical coverage and the greater part claim dental coverage as well. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Entry-Level Chemical Laboratory Technicians making up 59 percent of survey respondents. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$29,303 - $51,947
(Median)
$29K
$39K
$52K
MEDIAN: $39,127
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$12.14 - $21.74
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$12
$16
$22
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$29,303 - $51,947  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,826  
Profit Sharing
$275.00 - $3,500  
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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$26,662 - $50,940  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 269
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.14 - $21.74  
   
Overtime
$17.79 - $34.95  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,826  
   
Profit Sharing
$275.00 - $3,500  
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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$26,662 - $50,940  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 719
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BASF Corporation leads the field in terms of pay, with a median salary of $49K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $36,129

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For those looking to make money, Entry-Level Chemical Laboratory Technicians in Baton Rouge enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 33 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Chemical Laboratory Technicians can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Houston (+20 percent), Charlotte (+12 percent), Dallas (+7 percent), and Auburn (+6 percent). Falling short of the national average by 14 percent, the area with the worst salaries is New York. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are San Antonio (10 percent less) and Grand Rapids (8 percent less).

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Skills That Affect Chemical Laboratory Technician Salaries

Research Analysis
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Data Analysis
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Technical Analysis
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Quality Assurance / Quality Control
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National Average
$36,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 160 votes.

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
medical benefits
Vision: 54%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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