Chemical Technician Salary (United States)

A Chemical Technician earns an average wage of $17.94 per hour.
Chemical Technician Total Pay (?
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$32,351 - $68,996
(Median)
32K
38K
46K
56K
69K
MEDIAN: $45,973
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Chemical Technician Total Pay (?
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$12.30 - $25.89
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$32,351 - $68,996  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,619  
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).
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$29,328 - $61,506  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 181
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$12.30 - $25.89  
   
Overtime
$17.88 - $40.70  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,619  
   
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).
)
$29,328 - $61,506  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 181
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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.

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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 30%
Experienced
up arrow 17%
Mid-Career
up arrow 9%
National Average
$43,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

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Gender

Female
23%
female alumni
 
Male
77%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 10%
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