A Chemical Laboratory Technician earns an average salary of AU$50,781 per year. A skill in Quality Assurance / Quality Control is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

AU$40,091 - AU$68,762
AU$40K
AU$51K
AU$69K
MEDIAN: AU$50,893
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AU$19.28 - AU$30.47
AU$19
AU$25
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MEDIAN: AU$24.72
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AU$0AU$68K
Salary AU$40,091 - AU$68,762
Bonus AU$986 - AU$8,109
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$40,336 - AU$66,927
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 162
Hourly Data AU$0AU$50
Hourly Rate AU$19.28 - AU$30.47
Overtime AU$25.17 - AU$50.66
Annual Data AU$0AU$66K
Bonus AU$986 - AU$8,109
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$40,336 - AU$66,927
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 108

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 across all products. In addition to these tasks, most chemical laboratory technician must perform a variety of housekeeping tasks for their laboratory, ensuring that all facilities and instruments are clean and that any hazardous substances have been removed from the premises.

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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.

Chemical Laboratory Technician Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Chemical Laboratory Technician

Pay by Experience for a Chemical Laboratory Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Chemical Laboratory Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$50,000 based on 176 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Chemical Laboratory Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$52,000 based on 86 salaries. An experienced Chemical Laboratory Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$59,000 based on 46 salaries. A Chemical Laboratory Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$60,000 based on 19 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$51,387

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Key Stats for Chemical Laboratory Technician

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
7%

Experience Affects Chemical Laboratory Technician Salaries

▲17%

▲15%

▲2%

National Average
AU$51,000

▼3%

Skills That Affect Chemical Laboratory Technician Salaries



National Average
AU$51,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 6%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
no benefits
None: 92%