Average Chemical Laboratory Technician Salary in South Africa

R177,838
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
R16,090
Bonus
R17,350
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The average salary for a Chemical Laboratory Technician in South Africa is R177,838.
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R20k
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R324k
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MEDIAN R177,838
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Salary
R20k - R324k
Bonus
R4k - R29k
Profit Sharing
R11k - R50k
Total Pay
R42k - R332k

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Job Description for Chemical Laboratory Technician

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.

Career Paths

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Chemical Laboratory Technician
Safety Officer
Laboratory Manager
Quality Assurance Manager
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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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.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 253 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.4%
Early Career
53.4%
Mid Career
22.5%
Experienced
17.0%
Late Career
4.7%