The average salary for a Chemist is C$52,674 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

C$38,686 - C$80,482
C$39K
C$53K
C$80K
MEDIAN: C$52,674
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50%
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C$14.90 - C$29.69
C$15
C$20
C$30
MEDIAN: C$20.35
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$27KC$54KC$81K
Salary
C$38,686 - C$80,482  
   
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$35,531 - C$79,788  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 168
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$50C$100C$150
Hourly Rate
C$14.90 - C$29.69  
   
Overtime
C$1.51 - C$115.45  
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$35,531 - C$79,788  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 32

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Pay by Experience Level for Chemist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$51,549

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Key Stats for Chemist

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.
037
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
11%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Chemist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 23%


Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

National Average
C$52,000


Skills That Affect Chemist Salaries

Data Analysis
up arrow 7%

HPLC
up arrow 6%

Research Analysis
up arrow 4%

National Average
C$52,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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