The average salary for a Sr. Chemist is AU$79,434 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

AU$59,791 - AU$101,715
AU$60K
AU$78K
AU$100K
MEDIAN: AU$78,165
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$103K
Salary AU$59,791 - AU$101,715
Bonus AU$4,913
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AU$59,897 - AU$103,486
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 56

Job Description for Sr. Chemist

The senior chemist performs analytical testing for their employer using approved methods, procedures, corporate policies, and current industry standards. Senior chemists also review quality assurance documentation, assess data compliance/validity with the quality control department, and ensure all the work is performed and documented accurately and in compliance with internal procedures and regulatory requirements.

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Sr. Chemist Tasks

  • Design, develop, and test formulations or compounds.
  • Optimize processes for production of desired chemical agents.
  • Write standard operating procedures, safety materials, and laboratory reports.
  • Operate, maintain, troubleshoot, and test laboratory equipment and relevant documentation.

Sr. Chemist Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$78,466

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Key Stats for Sr. Chemist

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
14%

Experience Affects Sr. Chemist Salaries

▲13%

▲2%

▼0%

National Average
AU$78,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 23%
dental benefits
Dental: 13%
vision benefits
Vision: 13%
no benefits
None: 75%