Entry-Level Chemical Laboratory Technician Salary

Entry-Level Chemical Laboratory Technicians pull down an average of $16.02 per hour. In the world of Entry-Level Chemical Laboratory Technicians, overall income ranges from $27K near the bottom to $51K at the top; this can include more than $3K from bonuses and more than $4K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. A strong majority enjoy medical while the larger part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to slightly more than half. Job satisfaction for Entry-Level Chemical Laboratory Technicians is high. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$29,474 - $51,434

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$12.17 - $21.81

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$29,474 - $51,434  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,823  
Profit Sharing
$202.73 - $3,945  
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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$26,801 - $50,874  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 228
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.17 - $21.81  
   
Overtime
$17.95 - $35.06  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,823  
   
Profit Sharing
$202.73 - $3,945  
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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$26,801 - $50,874  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 633
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Pay Difference by Location


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 Houston (+17 percent). The lowest-paying market is New York, which sits 14 percent below the national average. Below-median salaries also turn up in Chicago and Cleveland (11 percent lower and 6 percent lower, respectively).

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level 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 154 votes.

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 20%
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