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Chemical Laboratory Technician Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$39,000
$28,000
$39,000
$54,000
Chemical laboratory technicians in the United States make an average salary of $39,237 per year or $18.86 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $28,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $54,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Maine, Oregon, Washington, Pennsylvania, and Alaska provide the highest chemical laboratory technician salaries.
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Map of Chemical Laboratory Technician Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Chemical Laboratory Technicians earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary

Average Chemical Laboratory Technician Salary By Location

If both location and money are important to you, then you might want to check out moving to Maine, Oregon and Washington, as these three states offer the highest salaries throughout the U.S. for chemical laboratory technicians. Quite opposite of that list is the lowest paying states, which are South Dakota, Colorado, and Nebraska.

City
Average Salary
Hillsboro, OR
Hillsboro, OR
$47,632
$48k
Reading, PA
Reading, PA
$44,882
$45k
Martinez, CA
Martinez, CA
$44,072
$44k
Midland, MI
Midland, MI
$43,699
$44k
Smithtown, NY
Smithtown, NY
$43,021
$43k
Milwaukee, WI
Milwaukee, WI
$42,242
$42k
Indianapolis, IN
Indianapolis, IN
$39,863
$40k
Durham, NC
Durham, NC
$38,974
$39k
New Orleans, LA
New Orleans, LA
$33,762
$34k
Cincinnati, OH
Cincinnati, OH
$31,564
$32k

High Paying Chemical Laboratory Technician Jobs

Average Chemical Laboratory Technician Salary By Company

If you insist on knowing when your check is going to come and for how much, then you'd be better off working for companies like Sanmina and Praxair as they offer the highest salaries for chemical laboratory technicians.

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Chemical Laboratory Technician Salary History

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    Chemical Laboratory Technician Salary By Experience Level

    The salary for a chemical laboratory technician can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

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    $39,653
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    $48,001
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    Parkton, NC
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    06/18/2020
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    $30,157
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    Hillsboro, OR
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    06/17/2020
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    $41,740
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    Charlotte, NC
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    06/10/2020
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    $45,914
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    06/10/2020
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    Southfield, MI
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    04/13/2020
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    $39,653
    $39,653
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    $37,566
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    Cincinnati, OH
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    03/13/2020
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    $39,653
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    Southfield, MI
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