Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Chemist is $15.94
What Do Chemists Do?
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 …Read more
- Maintain, troubleshoot, and use instruments, equipment and software tools.
- Interpret and analyze data and equipment logs from other laboratory members.
- Collect and document quality assurance test data, including testing formulations, substrates and reagents.