The average salary for a Chemical Technician in South Africa is R151,330.
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Job Description for Chemical Technician
A chemical technician works at a facility such as a plant that processes or deals with chemicals. Some examples of places that employ chemical technicians are water purification plants and waste treatment centers. The chemical technician may deal with chemicals that keep the facility’s equipment working correctly or that are used to treat the product the facility deals with. The technician should make sure that chemicals are treated and disposed of in line with laws and company policy. The techn…Read more
Chemical Technician Tasks
- Apply, evaluate, and improve chemical processes and chemicals.
- Record results meticulously, report all deviations from optimum and taking steps to remedy.
- Conduct quality control and safety surveys, and log results across time for different sites.
- Set up, operate, and maintain equipment to create, disseminate, use, or apply chemicals.
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Popular Skills for Chemical Technician
Chemical Process Engineering
Pay by Experience Level for Chemical Technician
An entry-level Chemical Technician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R127,270 based on 8 salaries. An early career Chemical Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R157,042 based on 17 salaries. A mid-career Chemical Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R343,000 based on 9 salaries.
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