Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Biochemists who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. Workers with less than five years' experience earn around $48K on average, and those who have five to 10 years under their belts see a higher median salary of $64K. Biochemists see a median salary of $79K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Professionals who boast more than 20 years of experience reap the fruits of their labor to the six-figure tune of $105K — the plum median salary in this group.