Chemical Technician Salary (United States)

A Chemical Technician earns an average wage of $18.02 per hour.
Chemical Technician Total Pay (?
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.
)
$32,398 - $68,860
(Median)
32K
46K
55K
69K
MEDIAN: $45,743
10%
50%
75%
90%
Add this chart to your site
Chemical Technician Total Pay (?
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.
)
$12.46 - $25.70
(Median)
12
15
18
22
26
MEDIAN: $18.00
10%
25%
50%
75%
90%
Add this chart to your site

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$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$32,398 - $68,860  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,562  
Profit Sharing
$992 - $6,050  
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).
)
$29,574 - $61,274  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 184
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$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$12.46 - $25.70  
   
Overtime
$17.60 - $40.24  
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$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,562  
   
Profit Sharing
$992 - $6,050  
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).
)
$29,574 - $61,274  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 184
Is Chemical Technician your job title? Get a personalized salary report!
Location:
United States (change)
Years in Field/Career:
Job Description for Chemical Technician
  • Conduct quality control and safety surveys, and log results across time for different sites.
  • Set up, operate, and maintain equipment to create, disseminate, use, or apply chemicals.
  • Apply, evaluate, and improve chemical processes and chemicals.
  • Record results meticulously, report all deviations from optimum and taking steps to remedy.
Read more about: Chemical Technicians

Chemical Technician Job Listings

Search for more jobs:
job title / company
location
Pay by Experience Level for Chemical Technician
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Chemical Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 31%
Experienced
up arrow 17%
Mid-Career
up arrow 11%
National Average
$43,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 8%
Job Satisfaction
Highly satisfied Image
Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 43 votes.
Gender
Female
23%
female alumni
 
Male
77%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
14%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 9%
Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid
Job Title:
Years in Field/Career:
Location:
United States (change)
- OR -