The average salary for a Chemical Laboratory Technician in South Africa is R177,838.
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Job Description for Chemical Laboratory Technician
A chemical laboratory technician holds a general scientific position whose tasks vary greatly by organization type; this position is typically found at organizations that conduct scientific research or testing. Chemical laboratory technicians typically are responsible for the day-to-day operations performed by the company. They may perform chemical tests on products and compounds, analyze compounds and chemicals for a variety of qualities and concentrations of substances, and maintain quality ac…Read more
Chemical Laboratory Technician Tasks
- Perform lab-based chemical tests.
- Create and effectively manage documentation related to research.
- Contribute to upkeep of lab equipment and materials.
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Popular Skills for Chemical Laboratory Technician
Skills in Research Analysis and Safety Compliance are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Data Analysis, Technical Analysis and Quality Assurance / Quality Control.
Pay by Experience Level for Chemical Laboratory Technician
An entry-level Chemical Laboratory Technician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R144,000 based on 6 salaries. An early career Chemical Laboratory Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R158,024 based on 135 salaries. A mid-career Chemical Laboratory Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R200,287 based on 57 salaries. An experienced Chemical Laboratory Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R196,995 based on 43 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R310,000.
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