The average salary for a Quality Control (QC) Chemist is C$43,036 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

C$31,862 - C$55,732
C$32K
C$44K
C$56K
MEDIAN: C$43,671
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50%
90%
C$12.41 - C$25.17
C$12
C$18
C$25
MEDIAN: C$17.93
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$55K
Salary C$31,862 - C$55,732
Bonus C$0.00 - C$2,819
Profit Sharing C$0.00
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$30,404 - C$55,636
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 59
Hourly Data C$0C$37
Hourly Rate C$12.41 - C$25.17
Overtime C$15.86 - C$37.75
Annual Data C$0C$55K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$2,819
Profit Sharing C$0.00
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$30,404 - C$55,636
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 28

Job Description for Quality Control (QC) Chemist

Companies that manufacture chemicals and solvents normally hire quality control (QC) chemists. Quality control differs from quality assurance; while quality assurance focuses on the chemical development and creation processes, quality control chemists assess the final product through chemical analysis to ensure it meets organizational standards.

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Quality Control (QC) Chemist Tasks

  • Extract, derive, and analyze samples using scientific equipment.
  • Prepare study protocols, collect data, and present recommendations.
  • Maintain the lab and calibrate equipment, including documentation of use and results.
  • Identify and investigate abnormal test results, conducting root cause analysis.

Quality Control (QC) Chemist Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$41,790

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

Key Stats for Quality Control (QC) Chemist

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Quality Control (QC) Chemist Salaries

Experienced
▲27%

Mid-Career
▲14%

Entry-Level
▼0%

National Average
C$42,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 13%