Average Analytical Chemist Salary in South Africa

R224,942
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
R17,500
Bonus
R18,500
Commission
R2,000
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The average salary for an Analytical Chemist in South Africa is R224,942.
10%
R101k
10%
R225k
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R382k
90%
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MEDIAN R224,942
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United States (change)
Salary
R101k - R382k
Bonus
R4k - R41k
Profit Sharing
R1k - R48k
Commission
R0 - R19k
Total Pay
R81k - R391k

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Job Description for Analytical Chemist

Analytical Chemist Tasks
  • Use computer-controlled instruments in laboratories to take measurements.
  • Study samples, calibrate and standardize test results, interpret data and report results.
  • Determine the composition and structure of matter.

Career Paths

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Analytical Chemist
Laboratory Manager
Sr. Chemist
Chemical Laboratory Technician
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Popular Skills for Analytical Chemist

Skills in Quality Assurance / Quality Control, Research Analysis and Troubleshooting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Data Analysis and Technical Analysis.

Pay by Experience Level for Analytical Chemist

An entry-level Analytical Chemist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R200,000 based on 13 salaries. An early career Analytical Chemist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R184,164 based on 87 salaries. A mid-career Analytical Chemist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R260,302 based on 17 salaries. An experienced Analytical Chemist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R320,000 based on 16 salaries.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 133 survey responses.
Entry Level
9.8%
Early Career
65.4%
Mid Career
12.8%
Experienced
12.0%