A Chemist earns an average salary of HK$176,874 per year.

HK$141,680 - HK$469,783
HK$140K
HK$180K
HK$470K
MEDIAN: HK$180,000
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HK$0HK$473K
Salary HK$141,680 - HK$469,783
Bonus HK$11,740
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HK$141,680 - HK$473,698
  • Country: Hong Kong
  • Currency: HKD
  • Updated: 19 May 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 12

Job Description for Chemist

Chemists most often work in a lab setting of some sort. They maintain, troubleshoot, and use various instruments, equipment, and software tools utilized for chemical analysis and processing. Analytical techniques used by chemists include high-pressure liquid chromatography (HPLC), gas chromatography (GC), and titration techniques. Strong data interpretation and analytical skills are required to be a chemist, as often times chemists are responsible for interpreting and analyzing data and equipment logs from other laboratory members. He or she needs to accurately report and track ingredient yields, quality measures, and occasionally microbiological results in addition to other key data sets. When necessary, the chemist must show an aptitude for experimental design. Additionally, chemists collect and document quality assurance test data, including testing formulations, substrates, and reagents. Chemists also must be very attentive to detail, especially since certain analytical tasks may be completely ruined with the slightest error.

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Chemist Tasks

  • Collect and document quality assurance test data, including testing formulations, substrates and reagents.
  • Interpret and analyze data and equipment logs from other laboratory members.
  • Maintain, troubleshoot, and use instruments, equipment and software tools.

Chemist Pay By Employer

$0$121K

$58,861

$64,912

Eurofins
14 profiles
$36,727

$46,471

$62,700

$32,833

Ecolab, Inc.
9 profiles
$57,000

$65,000

$37,180

Leidos
8 profiles
$55,625

Chemist Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: HK$180,000

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Key Stats for Chemist

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %
Less than 1 year
33%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
25%

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
33%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 20%
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 20%