Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Biochemists with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. After five to 10 years, the typical starting salary of $48K climbs to $60K. Those with one to two decades of experience under their belt tend to see salaries around $77K. Salaries grow more slowly as Biochemists approach the 20-year mark, when the pay stabilizes at $88K. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up 11 percent of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise 15 percent, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining less than 10 percent. Workers in this area tend to have one to nine years of experience.