Chemical Technologist Salary in the United States

How much does a Chemical Technologist make in the United States? The average Chemical Technologist salary in the United States is $69,671 as of October 30, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $61,629 and $78,973. Salary ranges 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. 

Salary range for a Chemical Technologist
$61,629 to $78,973
For Employees

Analyze the market and your qualifications to negotiate your salary with confidence.

Search thousands of open positions to find your next opportunity.

For Employers

Individualize employee pay based on unique job requirements and personal qualifications.

Get the latest market price for benchmark jobs and jobs in your industry.

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....

Source: Wikipedia (as of 09/06/2019). Read more from Wikipedia

See user submitted job responsibilities for Chemical Technologist.

Job Openings for Chemical Technologist
Ashburn Chemical Technologies - Houston , TX
Prior work related experience helpful Company Description Ashburn Chemical Technologies was established in Houston, Texas in 1968 as a regional manufacturer of metalworking fluids and lubricants
ZipRecruiter - 8 days ago
HORIBA - Reno , NV
Our North American Semiconductor group is searching for an experienced Chemist or Chemical Engineer, to conduct vaporization research and provide sales support, at our new R&D Technology Center in ...
ZipRecruiter - 6 days ago
Astrix Technology Group, Inc - Charlotte , NC
Chemical Lab Tech Bachelor's degree in chemistry or biology * Must have at least one year of sample prep in a lab environment other than school. * Must have desire to be produce high quality work in ...
ZipRecruiter - 1 day ago
NuWay House - Minneapolis , MN
We are looking for team-oriented, dedicated individuals for our Lead Chemical Dependency Technician ... The Lead CD Tech is required to not only be responsible for the safety of the clients and ...
Glassdoor - 3 days ago
HirePower Personnel, Inc - Charlotte , NC
Technicians are responsible for monitoring chemical processes and testing products as part of ... Information Technology, Refining & Marketing, Exploration & Production, Healthcare, Manufacturing ...
ZipRecruiter - 3 days ago
BEPC, Inc. - Cleveland , OH
Safe chemical handling methods Communication skills, oral and written Computer skills Mechanical ... Additionally, as a leading IT consulting company, BEPC offers enterprise resource planning, large ...
ZipRecruiter - 3 days ago
Not the job you're looking for? Search more salaries here:

Are you an HR manager or compensation specialist?'s CompAnalyst platform offers:

  • Detailed skills and competency reports for specific positions
  • Job and employee pricing reports
  • Compensation data tools, salary structures, surveys and benchmarks.
Learn about CompAnalyst

Understand the total compensation opportunity for a Chemical Technologist, base salary plus other pay elements

Average Base Salary

Core compensation


Average Total Cash Compensation

Includes base and annual incentives

These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Chemical Technologist in the United States. The base salary for Chemical Technologist ranges from $61,629 to $78,973 with the average base salary of $69,671. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $63,734 to $83,248 with the average total cash compensation of $72,356.

Discover how your pay is adjusted for skills, experience, and other factors

How much should you be paid?

For a real-time salary target, tell us more about your role in the four categories below.