Average Chemical Laboratory Technician Salary

AU$53,104
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AU$2,300
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The average salary for a Chemical Laboratory Technician is AU$53,104.
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AU$43k
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MEDIAN AU$53,104
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AU$43k - AU$69k
Bonus
AU$900 - AU$15k
Total Pay
AU$44k - AU$68k

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Job Description for Chemical Laboratory Technician

Chemical Laboratory Technician Tasks
  • Perform lab-based chemical tests.
  • Create and effectively manage documentation related to research.
  • Contribute to upkeep of lab equipment and materials.

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Popular Skills for Chemical Laboratory Technician

Skills in Technical Analysis, Quality Assurance / Quality Control, Data Analysis, Microsoft Excel and Safety Compliance are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Chemical Laboratory Technician

An entry-level Chemical Laboratory Technician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$49,131 based on 63 salaries. An early career Chemical Laboratory Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$51,491 based on 124 salaries. A mid-career Chemical Laboratory Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$53,190 based on 63 salaries. An experienced Chemical Laboratory Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$58,852 based on 36 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$63,477.
Employees with Chemical Laboratory Technician in their job title in Perth, Western Australia earn an average of 5.3% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Adelaide, South Australia (6.4% less), Brisbane, Queensland (3.6% less) and Melbourne, Victoria (2.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 300 survey responses.
Entry Level
21.0%
Early Career
41.3%
Mid Career
21.0%
Experienced
12.0%
Late Career
4.7%

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