£18,727
Avg. Salary
£8.50
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

£712

Bonus

£983

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Chemical Laboratory Technician is £8.50 per hour.

The average pay for a Chemical Laboratory Technician is £18,727 per year.

£7.17
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£10.61
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MEDIAN £8.50
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£19k
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MEDIAN £18,727
£14,503 - £24,914
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MEDIAN: £18,727
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£0£24K
Salary £14,503 - £24,914
Bonus £237 - £1,968
Profit Sharing £983
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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£14,662 - £24,989
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 17 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 182
Hourly Data £0£17
Hourly Rate £7.17 - £10.61
Overtime £9.87 - £17.84
Annual Data £0£24K
Bonus £237 - £1,968
Profit Sharing £983
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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£14,662 - £24,989
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 17 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 24

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 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 ₤18,000 based on 76 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 ₤21,000 based on 26 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 ₤23,000 based on 22 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 ₤24,000 based on 5 salaries.

Chemical Laboratory Technician Reviews

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

Chemical Laboratory Technician in Harrogate:
"It is fun, but sometimes unstructured."
Pros: Weekly working hours
Cons: Working some weekends

Chemical Laboratory Technician in Manchester:
"Overworked underpaid."
Pros: Day to day testing.
Cons: Underpaid and unappreciated.

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Key Stats for Chemical Laboratory Technician

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
5%

Experience Affects Chemical Laboratory Technician Salaries

Late-Career
▲26%

Experienced
▲20%

Mid-Career
▲10%

National Average
₤19,000

Entry-Level
▼6%

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 29%
dental benefits
Dental: 8%
vision benefits
Vision: 10%
no benefits
None: 65%