Entry-Level Chemical Laboratory Technician Salary

Entry-Level Chemical Laboratory Technicians take home an average $16.00 per hour. Total cash compensation to Entry-Level Chemical Laboratory Technicians bottoms out near $27K and approaches $51K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $3K from bonuses and almost $4K from profit sharing. A strong majority enjoy medical while a majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a little over a half. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Entry-Level Chemical Laboratory Technicians making up 59 percent of survey respondents. Job satisfaction for Entry-Level Chemical Laboratory Technicians is high. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$29,434 - $51,180
(Median)
$29K
$39K
$51K
MEDIAN: $39,235
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$12.15 - $21.74
(Median)
$12
$16
$22
MEDIAN: $16.00
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$29,434 - $51,180  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,814  
Profit Sharing
$204.26 - $3,915  
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).
)
$26,743 - $50,616  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 229
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.15 - $21.74  
   
Overtime
$17.97 - $34.90  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,814  
   
Profit Sharing
$204.26 - $3,915  
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).
)
$26,743 - $50,616  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 619
United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

Chemical Laboratory Technician Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Pay Difference by Location


With a pay rate for Entry-Level Chemical Laboratory Technicians that is 17 percent greater than the national average, Houston offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. New York is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 14 percent. Chicago and San Antonio are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 11 percent lower and 5 percent lower, respectively.

United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

Skills That Affect Entry-Level Chemical Laboratory Technician Salaries

Research Analysis
up arrow 6%

Data Analysis
up arrow 4%

Technical Analysis
up arrow 3%

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 1%

National Average
$36,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 157 votes.

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 20%
ADVERTISEMENT