Analytical Chemist Salary (United States)

An Analytical Chemist earns an average salary of $50,933 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Mass Spectrometry and Research Analysis.
Analytical Chemist Total Pay (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$35,886 - $80,480
(Median)
36K
51K
64K
80K
MEDIAN: $50,933
10%
50%
75%
90%
Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px
Analytical Chemist Total Pay (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$13.85 - $24.77
(Median)
14
19
22
25
MEDIAN: $18.00
10%
50%
75%
90%
Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary Data

 (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$35,886 - $80,480  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,062  
Profit Sharing
$500 - $7,634  
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).
)
$33,809 - $78,594  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,400
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.85 - $24.77  
   
Overtime
$17.53 - $38.39  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,062  
   
Profit Sharing
$500 - $7,634  
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).
)
$33,809 - $78,594  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,400
Is Analytical Chemist your job title? Get a personalized salary report!
Location:
United States (change)
Years in Field/Career:

Job Description for Analytical Chemist

  • Determine the composition and structure of matter.
  • Study samples, calibrate and standardize test results, interpret data and report results.
  • Use computer-controlled instruments in laboratories to take measurements.

Common Career Paths for Analytical Chemist

Add this chart to your site:   640px 640px    300px 300px   Copy and paste this HTML:

Analytical Chemist Job Listings

Search for more jobs:
job title / company
location

Popular Skills for Analytical Chemist

Pay by Experience Level for Analytical Chemist

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

Pay Difference By Location

Boston
up arrow 33%
Baltimore
up arrow 21%
up arrow 16%
Philadelphia
up arrow 16%
St. Louis
up arrow 4%
Chicago
up arrow 4%
Minneapolis
up arrow 3%
National Average
$49,000
Durham
up arrow 1%
Pittsburgh
up arrow 2%
Indianapolis
up arrow 5%
Raleigh
up arrow 7%
Atlanta
up arrow 8%
Wilmington
up arrow 12%
Los Angeles
up arrow 16%
Cincinnati
up arrow 17%
Larger circles over a city indicate a job is popular in that location.

Related Job Salaries

Experience Affects Analytical Chemist Salaries

National Average
$49,000

Skills That Affect Analytical Chemist Salaries

Mass Spectrometry
up arrow 54%
Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 2%
Technical Analysis
up arrow 2%
National Average
$49,000
Data Analysis
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied Image
Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 379 votes.

Gender

Female
44%
female alumni
 
Male
56%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 13%
Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid
Job Title:
Years in Field/Career:
Location:
United States (change)
- OR -