An Analytical Chemist earns an average salary of AU$60,905 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

AU$48,499 - AU$79,372
AU$48K
AU$61K
AU$79K
MEDIAN: AU$60,905
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50%
90%
AU$23.04 - AU$44.55
AU$23
AU$31
AU$45
MEDIAN: AU$31.34
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$83K
Salary AU$48,499 - AU$79,372
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$10,022
Profit Sharing AU$500
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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AU$48,603 - AU$83,641
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 100
Hourly Data AU$0AU$47
Hourly Rate AU$23.04 - AU$44.55
Overtime AU$40.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$83K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$10,022
Profit Sharing AU$500
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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AU$48,603 - AU$83,641
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 12

Job Description for Analytical Chemist

Analytical chemists are specialized scientists who work to determine the chemical makeup of a variety of substances, both organic and inorganic. They must not only determine what chemical compounds and molecules are contained in a piece of matter, but also the quantities of those chemicals relative to others to discover chemical impurities, analyze unknown samples, and maintain quality control for specific chemical substances and medicines.

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Analytical Chemist Tasks

  • Use computer-controlled instruments in laboratories to take measurements.
  • Study samples, calibrate and standardize test results, interpret data and report results.
  • Determine the composition and structure of matter.

Analytical Chemist Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Analytical Chemist

Pay by Experience for an Analytical Chemist has a positive trend. An entry-level Analytical Chemist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$58,000 based on 57 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Analytical Chemist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$64,000 based on 44 salaries. An experienced Analytical Chemist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$68,000 based on 29 salaries. An Analytical Chemist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$82,000 based on 12 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$61,970

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Key Stats for Analytical Chemist

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
11%

Experience Affects Analytical Chemist Salaries

▲32%

▲10%

▲3%

National Average
AU$62,000

▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 11%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 89%