Chemical Analyst Salary
The average pay for a Chemical Analyst is $50,076 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
|Salary||$35,411 - $81,228|
|Bonus||$125 - $4,559|
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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).)
|$32,254 - $72,745|
|Hourly Rate||$14.39 - $26.55|
|Overtime||$20.40 - $43.63|
|Bonus||$125 - $4,559|
|Total Pay (||$32,254 - $72,745|
Job Description for Chemical Analyst
A chemical analyst works on an analysis and research team in a company to gather and analyze chemical samples. This may involve manipulating materials so that they can be objectively analyzed. Often, the chemical analyst will sample their company's products to make sure that they adhere to certain standards (including those related to quality). A chemical analyst uses instruments to obtain samples and keep these instruments in working order. Additionally, the chemical analyst evaluates current techniques for obtaining samples and make suggestions to managers on how they should be improved. When the analyst encounters problems, they must be able to perform troubleshooting effectively and efficiently.Read More...
The chemical analyst must adhere to all safety guidelines and keep the laboratory and equipment clean.. This job is generally carried out in a laboratory, though some outdoor work may require working outdoors in order to gather samples from a field. Exposure to fumes and chemicals may be encountered.
Generally a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in chemistry is required for this position, and relevant experience may also be necessary. The chemical analyst should have basic computer skills, including the ability to use computer software for data gathering and report creation. They must also be able to effectively present reports to managers and members of other departments as needed. (Copyright 2018 PayScale.com)
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