Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $48K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $62K. For Biochemists, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $76K. Biochemists who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $92K.