The average pay for a Chemist is C$52,415 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

C$36,331 - C$80,821
C$36K
C$54K
C$81K
MEDIAN: C$53,924
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50%
90%

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C$14.79 - C$30.30
C$15
C$20
C$30
MEDIAN: C$20.32
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$27KC$54KC$81K
Salary
C$36,331 - C$80,821  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$9,899  
Profit Sharing
C$1,300  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$35,147 - C$79,999  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 180
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$50C$100C$150
Hourly Rate
C$14.79 - C$30.30  
   
Overtime
C$1.48 - C$115.15  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$100KC$200KC$300K
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$9,899  
   
Profit Sharing
C$1,300  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$35,147 - C$79,999  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 30

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Pay by Experience Level for Chemist

Pay by Experience for a Chemist has a positive trend. An entry-level Chemist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 120 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Chemist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 76 salaries. An experienced Chemist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 50 salaries. A Chemist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $71,000 based on 22 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$52,605

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Key Stats for Chemist

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Chemist Salaries

Late-Career
▲35%

▲19%

▲8%

National Average
C$53,000

▼13%

Skills That Affect Chemist Salaries

Data Analysis
▲5%

HPLC
▲4%


National Average
C$53,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 10%
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