How much does a Chemical Technologist make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Chemical Technologist in the United States is $34 as of October 28, 2020, but the salary range typically falls between $30 and $38. Hourly rate can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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What is a Chemical Technologist?

Chemical technologists and technicians (abbr. chem techs) are workers who provide technical support or services in chemical-related fields. They may work under direct supervision or may work independently, depending on their specific position and duties. Their work environments differ widely and include, but are not limited to, laboratories and industrial settings. As such, it is nearly impossible to generalize the duties of chem techs as their individual jobs vary greatly. Biochemical techs often do similar work in biochemistry....

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Work directly with product development engineers to keep current with emerging technologies ... Chemical * MBA is a plus * > 5 years experience in sales/business development with engineered ...
ETS Dental - 42 days ago
Alion Science and Technology Corporation - Springfield , VA
With more than 80 years of experience engineering science and technology solutions to support ... Experience in modeling and simulation in the radiological/nuclear or chemical/biological weapons ...
Joblift GmbH (USD CPC) - 3 days ago
Experience in the use of these technologies in a real-world operational or training environment is ... Knowledge and experience in principles of Research, Development, Testing & Evaluation of chemical ... - 73 days ago
NSC Technologies - Newport News , VA
... or chemical. 2 Years with Bachelors in Science; 0 Years with Masters NSC TECHNOLOGIES Cares! NSC Technologies is dedicated to being the most trusted provider of innovative staffing solutions ...
ZipRecruiter - 23 days ago
SAIC Corporation - Lorton , VA
Research, development, test and evaluation (RDT&E) experience in chemical and biological warfare defense * Certified and current Project Management Professional. Overview SAIC is a premier technology ...
Joblift GmbH (USD CPC) - 14 days ago
Applied Research Associates, Inc. - Alexandria , VA
Bachelor's degree in a physical science (Physics, Chemical, Electrical, Mechanical, Aerospace engineering) or related discipline and 7+ years of experience in remote sensing technology development or ...
Nexxt - 87 days ago
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