£25,059
Avg. Salary
£8.05
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

£1,028

Bonus

£989

Profit Sharing

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How should I pay?

The average pay for a Chemist is £8.05 per hour.

The average pay for a Chemist is £25,059 per year.

£6.04
10%
£8.05
50%
£24.83
90%
MEDIAN £8.05
£20k
10%
£25k
50%
£39k
90%
MEDIAN £25,059
£19,589 - £39,059
£20K
£25K
£39K
MEDIAN: £25,059
10%
50%
90%
£6.04 - £24.83
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MEDIAN: £8.05
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£0£40K
Salary £19,589 - £39,059
Bonus £201 - £5,106
Profit Sharing £989
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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£19,163 - £40,210
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 19 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 198
Hourly Data £0£24
Hourly Rate £6.04 - £24.83
Overtime £0.00 - £19.87
Annual Data £0£40K
Bonus £201 - £5,106
Profit Sharing £989
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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£19,163 - £40,210
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 19 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 10

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$87K

$58,183

$67,295

Eurofins
19 profiles
$37,367

$46,111

Bachem Inc.
10 profiles
$42,576

$33,213

$65,845

Pfizer, Inc.
8 profiles
$57,938

Ecolab, Inc.
8 profiles
$55,084

$47,772

Chemist Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Chemist

Pay by Experience for a Chemist has a positive trend. An entry-level Chemist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤24,000 based on 62 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Chemist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤25,000 based on 30 salaries. An experienced Chemist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤27,000 based on 21 salaries. A Chemist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤35,000 based on 14 salaries.

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Key Stats for Chemist

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
12%

Experience Affects Chemist Salaries

Late-Career
▲40%

Experienced
▲8%

Mid-Career
▼0%

National Average
₤25,000

▼5%

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 26%
dental benefits
Dental: 11%
vision benefits
Vision: 12%
no benefits
None: 67%