C$16.88
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

C$1,944

Profit Sharing

C$2,250

The average wage for a Chemical Laboratory Technician is C$17.54 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

C$30,078 - C$62,680
C$30K
C$41K
C$63K
MEDIAN: C$41,285
10%
50%
90%
C$12.73 - C$27.94
C$13
C$17
C$28
MEDIAN: C$16.88
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$62K
Salary C$30,078 - C$62,680
Bonus C$493 - C$7,973
Profit Sharing C$2,250
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$28,316 - C$61,501
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 8 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 160
Hourly Data C$0C$55
Hourly Rate C$12.73 - C$27.94
Overtime C$11.63 - C$55.51
Annual Data C$0C$61K
Bonus C$493 - C$7,973
Profit Sharing C$2,250
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$28,316 - C$61,501
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 8 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 234

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 Pay By Employer

$0$57K

Albemarle Corp
8 profiles
$49,948

Eurofins
8 profiles
$30,674

$30,174

$50,047

$30,684

Skills, Inc.
4 profiles
$39,520

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 C$36,000 based on 136 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 C$45,000 based on 41 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 C$47,000 based on 20 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 C$57,000 based on 10 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$38,150

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

Chemical Laboratory Technician Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Chemical Laboratory Technician?

Chemical Laboratory Technician in Cranbrook:
"Working at Skookumchuck"
Pros: I'm very good at it.
Cons: Nowhere to move up.

Key Stats for Chemical Laboratory Technician

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 36 votes.
Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
5%

Experience Affects Chemical Laboratory Technician Salaries

▲51%

▲22%

▲19%

National Average
C$38,000

▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 36 votes.

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 21%