The average hourly pay for a Laboratory Analyst, Chemical is $17.50.
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Job Description for Laboratory Analyst, Chemical
Chemical laboratory analyst positions exist in a wide variety of fields and companies, ranging from pharmaceutical companies to government agencies. Their daily tasks may include receiving and maintaining lab samples, performing maintenance and calibration for various lab equipment, and recording and analyzing results. They are tasked with ensuring that safety standards and company policies are enforced at all times. The amount of exposure to hazardous materials depends on the work being done in…Read more
Laboratory Analyst, Chemical Tasks
- Test water, ion exchange resin, and other samples for the facility or other projects.
- Analyze data, record results, and maintain documentation.
- Calibrate and standardize reagents on a day-to-day basis.
- Perform wet chemical methods such as thin layer chromatography and acid-base titrations.
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Skills in Data Analysis, Quality Assurance / Quality Control, High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC) and Gas Chromatography are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Technical Analysis.
Pay by Experience Level for Laboratory Analyst, Chemical
An entry-level Laboratory Analyst, Chemical with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $15.40 based on 35 salaries. An early career Laboratory Analyst, Chemical with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.47 based on 152 salaries. A mid-career Laboratory Analyst, Chemical with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.74 based on 45 salaries. An experienced Laboratory Analyst, Chemical with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.24 based on 37 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $21.
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Employees with Laboratory Analyst, Chemical in their job title in Greenville, North Carolina earn an average of 34.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Minneapolis, Minnesota (11.1% more) and Memphis, Tennessee (11.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Folsom, California (13.3% less).
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