The average salary for a Chemical Laboratory Technician is AU$53,104.
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Job Description for Chemical Laboratory Technician
A chemical laboratory technician holds a general scientific position whose tasks vary greatly by organization type; this position is typically found at organizations that conduct scientific research or testing. Chemical laboratory technicians typically are responsible for the day-to-day operations performed by the company. They may perform chemical tests on products and compounds, analyze compounds and chemicals for a variety of qualities and concentrations of substances, and maintain quality ac…Read more
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
Quality Assurance / Quality Control
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.
Pay Difference by Location
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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).
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