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Analytical Chemist Salary

An Analytical Chemist earns an average salary of $51,033 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. A skill in Mass Spectrometry is associated with high pay for this job.
$36,653 - $81,177
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $51,033
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$13.68 - $25.12
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$36,653 - $81,177  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,739  
Profit Sharing
$204.26 - $7,145  
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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$34,199 - $78,980  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 967
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.68 - $25.12  
   
Overtime
$17.80 - $38.14  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,739  
   
Profit Sharing
$204.26 - $7,145  
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).
)
$34,199 - $78,980  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 323
United States (change)

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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Analytical Chemist

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

Pay Difference by Location

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Experience Affects Analytical Chemist Salaries




National Average
$50,000


Skills That Affect Analytical Chemist Salaries

Mass Spectrometry
up arrow 34%


Troubleshooting
up arrow 4%

Technical Analysis
up arrow 2%

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 1%

National Average
$50,000

Data Analysis
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 295 votes.

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 14%