Laboratory Analyst, Chemical Salary (United States)

A Laboratory Analyst, Chemical earns an average wage of $15.93 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.
Laboratory Analyst, Chemical Total Pay (?
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$29,307 - $64,297
(Median)
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49K
64K
MEDIAN: $40,415
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Laboratory Analyst, Chemical Total Pay (?
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$11.57 - $25.82
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$29,307 - $64,297  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,921  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $4,686  
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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$25,831 - $62,181  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 235
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$11.57 - $25.82  
   
Overtime
$15.39 - $39.82  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,921  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $4,686  
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).
)
$25,831 - $62,181  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 235
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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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Experience Affects Laboratory Analyst, Chemical Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 26%
Mid-Career
up arrow 9%
National Average
$37,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Skills That Affect Laboratory Analyst, Chemical Salaries

National Average
$37,000
Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 8%
Data Analysis
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 72 votes.

Gender

Female
55%
female alumni
 
Male
45%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 16%
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