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Laboratory Analyst, Chemical Salary

A Laboratory Analyst, Chemical earns an average wage of $16.61 per hour. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
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$29,467 - $68,336
(Median)
$29K
$40K
$68K
MEDIAN: $40,159
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$11.91 - $26.16
(Median)
$12
$17
$26
MEDIAN: $16.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$29,467 - $68,336  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,100  
Profit Sharing
$289.06 - $4,777  
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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$26,312 - $64,477  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 68
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$11.91 - $26.16  
   
Overtime
$16.85 - $40.18  
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.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,100  
   
Profit Sharing
$289.06 - $4,777  
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).
)
$26,312 - $64,477  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 162

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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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Laboratory Analyst, Chemical

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Laboratory Analyst, Chemical Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 57%

Experienced
up arrow 25%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

National Average
$38,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 50 votes.

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 19%
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