Entry-Level Chemical Laboratory Technician Salary

For Entry-Level Chemical Laboratory Technicians, hourly average wages total $16.23 per hour. The particular firm is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Although nearly one in five lack health benefits of any kind, a strong majority do enjoy medical insurance, and a majority get dental coverage, too. Men working as Entry-Level Chemical Laboratory Technicians who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 56 percent. For the most part, people in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$29,912 - $51,919
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$40K
$52K
MEDIAN: $39,840
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$12.61 - $21.29
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MEDIAN: $16.12
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$0$51K
Salary $29,912 - $51,919
Bonus $195.33 - $3,535
Profit Sharing $1,487
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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$27,700 - $50,199
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 172
Hourly Data $0$33
Hourly Rate $12.61 - $21.29
Overtime $19.17 - $33.50
Annual Data $0$50K
Bonus $195.33 - $3,535
Profit Sharing $1,487
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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$27,700 - $50,199
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 459

Chemical Laboratory Technician Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Chemical Laboratory Technician


For Entry-Level Chemical Laboratory Technicians, comfortable salaries can be found at BASF Corporation; in fact, median earnings sit around $49K, the highest in the area.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $36,220

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

For those looking to make money, Entry-Level Chemical Laboratory Technicians in Baton Rouge enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 15 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Chemical Laboratory Technicians can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Ann Arbor (+9 percent), Auburn (+6 percent), Cleveland (+5 percent), and Dallas (+4 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in San Antonio, 14 percent below the national average. Employers pay around 13 percent less in Grand Rapids and 11 percent less in Los Angeles, below-median salaries for those in this field.

Chemical Laboratory Technician Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Chemical Laboratory Technician in Allentown:
"Think outside the box."
Be observant. Don't look....see.

Key Stats for Chemical Laboratory Technician

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 95 votes.
Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
71%
5-9 years
10%

Skills That Affect Chemical Laboratory Technician Salaries

Research Analysis
▲5%




National Average
$36,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 95 votes.

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
no benefits
None: 18%