CHEMIST/LABORATORY TECHNICIAN SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$49,000
$32,000
Min 10%
$49,000
Median 50%
$73,000
Max 90%
Highest Paying City
Wallingford, CT
Highest Paying State
New Hampshire
Average Experience Level
3.4 years
How much does a chemist/laboratory technician make?
Chemist/Laboratory Technicians in America make an average salary of $49,082 per year or $23.6 per hour. There is a huge gap between the top 10 percent earners and the bottom 10 percent earners -- about 41,000. The top 10 percent earn over $73,000, while the bottom 10 percent make less than $32,000 annually. Energy companies and Pharmaceutical companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. Some of the states with the best Chemist/Laboratory Technician salaries are New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Maine, Rhode Island, and Connecticut. The typical employment in the position spans 3.4 years.

Average Chemist/Laboratory Technician Salary By Company

Like every industry, there is a range of salaries a Chemist/Laboratory Technician makes. Energy companies and Pharmaceutical companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. Momentive Performance Materials and The Cooper Companies, Inc. are the highest paying companies. Companies like FutureFuel Corp and Ross Environmental Services also pay high salaries to their Chemist/Laboratory Technicians.

Average Chemist/Laboratory Technician Salary By Location

Chemist/Laboratory Technicians in the United States of America make on average $49,082 a year or $23.6 per hour. The city with the highest Chemist/Laboratory Technician salary is Wallingford, CT at $56,465 per year. The Wallingford, CT average entry-level salary for Chemist/Laboratory Technicians is $34,000. Some of the states with the best Chemist/Laboratory Technician salaries are New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Maine, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Alaska, and New Jersey. The lowest earning states are Wyoming, Utah, Oregon, Washington, and Montana.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Wallingford, CT
$56,465
2
Newark, DE
$53,017
3
Elyria, OH
$46,173
4
East Chicago, IN
$45,939
5
Harvey, IL
$45,838

Average Chemist/Laboratory Technician Salary By Industry

Chemist/Laboratory Technician salaries can vary depending on the industry. Our data shows that Manufacturing companies, Pharmaceutical companies, and Professional companies tend to have the highest salaries for Chemist/Laboratory Technicians. Salaries for Chemist/Laboratory Technicians in Manufacturing companies average $53,488 annually, while Pharmaceutical companies and Professional companies pay $51,044 and $49,838, respectively. At $41,279, the average salary for Chemist/Laboratory Technicians in the Retail industry is lower than other industries.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Manufacturing
$53,488
2
Pharmaceutical
$51,044
3
Professional
$49,838
4
Hospitality
$46,622
5
Energy
$45,026

RECENTLY ADDED Chemist/Laboratory Technician SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Kelly Services
Chemist/Laboratory Technician
08/19/2019
$33,392
Volt Workforce Solutions
Chemist/Laboratory Technician
07/08/2019
$50,088
Pasco County
Chemist/Laboratory Technician
06/28/2019
$31,451
Chemist/Laboratory Technician
06/26/2019
$52,175
Kelly Services
Chemist/Laboratory Technician
06/15/2019
$41,740
Kelly Services
Chemist/Laboratory Technician
06/05/2019
$54,262
Thatcher Group, Inc.
Technical Services Chemist
03/06/2019
$50,000