Laboratory Analyst, Chemical Salary (United States)

The average Chemical Laboratory Analyst in the United States earns approximately $15.91 per hour. The range in pay spans from $11.51 per hour to $25.85. Overall cash income ranges from $29,181 near the bottom to $65,072) near the top; it includes potential earnings of $3,989 from bonuses and $4,674 from profit sharing in exceptional cases. The vast majority of folks in this line of work enjoy health insurance benefits; most receive both medical and dental insurance and about half get vision plans. Women Chemical Laboratory Analysts just slightly outnumber men in the field. Most Chemical Laboratory Analysts report high levels of job satisfaction. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
Laboratory Analyst, Chemical Salary (?
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$29,181 - $65,072
(Median)
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65K
MEDIAN: $40,644
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Laboratory Analyst, Chemical Salary (?
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$11.51 - $25.85
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$29,181 - $65,072  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,989  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $4,674  
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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$25,505 - $63,000  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 70
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$11.51 - $25.85  
   
Overtime
$15.30 - $39.22  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,989  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $4,674  
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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$25,505 - $63,000  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 151
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Job Description for Laboratory Analyst, Chemical

Chemical laboratory analyst positions exist in a wide variety of fields and companies, ranging from pharmaceutical companies to government agencies. Their daily tasks may include receiving and maintaining lab samples, performing maintenance and calibration for various lab equipment, and recording and analyzing results. They are tasked with ensuring that safety standards and company policies are enforced at all times. The amount of exposure to hazardous materials depends on the work being done in any given project, but the risk is typically mitigated appropriately in the laboratory environment.
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Laboratory Analyst, Chemical Tasks
  • Calibrate and standardize reagents on a day-to-day basis.
  • Perform wet chemical methods such as thin layer chromatography and acid-base titrations.
  • Test water, ion exchange resin, and other samples for the facility or other projects.
  • Analyze data, record results, and maintain documentation.

Common Career Paths for Laboratory Analyst, Chemical

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For Chemical Laboratory Analysts, career progression may result in a considerable increase in compensation. Typically, a Research Chemist, an upper-level role, can earn an extra $19,911 annually than those further down the career ladder. It is not uncommon for a Chemical Laboratory Analyst to continue on to become a Chemist or a Chemical Laboratory Technician.

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Experienced
up arrow 26%
Mid-Career
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$37,000
Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 63 votes.

Gender

Female
56%
female alumni
 
Male
44%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 17%
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