An Analytical Chemist in Melbourne, Victoria earns an average salary of AU$64,139 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

AU$48,357 - AU$82,725
AU$48K
AU$64K
AU$83K
MEDIAN: AU$64,139
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50%
90%
AU$26.00 - AU$37.68
AU$31
MEDIAN: AU$31.23
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AU$0AU$88K
Salary AU$48,357 - AU$82,725
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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$48,749 - AU$88,140
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 22 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 27
Hourly Data AU$0AU$40
Hourly Rate AU$31.23
Overtime AU$40.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$88K
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$48,749 - AU$88,140
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 22 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 7

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

Key Stats for Analytical Chemist

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
12%

Experience Affects Analytical Chemist Salaries

▲5%

National Average
AU$64,000

▼4%

▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 7%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 93%