C$48,477
Avg. Salary

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

C$1,200

Profit Sharing

C$1,800

An Analytical Chemist earns an average salary of C$48,919 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

C$35,670 - C$63,988
C$36K
C$48K
C$64K
MEDIAN: C$48,477
10%
50%
90%
C$14.73 - C$25.40
C$15
C$19
C$25
MEDIAN: C$19.40
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$65K
Salary C$35,670 - C$63,988
Bonus C$481 - C$4,838
Profit Sharing C$1,800
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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C$33,756 - C$65,114
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 11 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 112
Hourly Data C$0C$44
Hourly Rate C$14.73 - C$25.40
Overtime C$1.53 - C$44.04
Annual Data C$0C$65K
Bonus C$481 - C$4,838
Profit Sharing C$1,800
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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C$33,756 - C$65,114
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 11 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 32

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 Pay By Employer

$0$90K

Covance, Inc
12 profiles
$38,026

$41,007

$74,385

$52,500

Analytical Chemist Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$47,096

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Analytical Chemist Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Analytical Chemist?

Analytical Chemist in Toronto:
"Stress level."
Pros: After completing all necessary tests, finalizing your work can feel very rewarding; the stress immediately disappears.
Cons: Routine responsibilities can get very repetitive after only a couple of weeks. The work itself require immense physical dexterity and patience. One must be able to work under pressure at any instance.

Key Stats for Analytical Chemist

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Analytical Chemist Salaries

▲10%

▲8%

National Average
C$47,000

▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 14%