The average pay for a Chemist in San Diego, California is $60,964 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Research Analysis and Technical Analysis.

$35,635 - $101,014
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MEDIAN: $60,963
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$14.68 - $23.26
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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$35,635 - $101,014  
   
Bonus
$2,250  
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$32,195 - $85,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 21
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Hourly Rate
$14.68 - $23.26  
   
Overtime
$30.60  
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Bonus
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$32,195 - $85,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 18

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About San Diego, California

San Diego County, California
1,394,907
Male:
693,826 (49.7%)
Female:
701,081 (50.3%)
San Diego /ˌsæn diːˈeɪɡoʊ/ (Spanish for "Saint Didacus") is a major city in California, United States. It is in San Diego County, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico. With an estimated population of 1,394,928 as of July 1, 2015, San Diego is the eighth-largest city in the United States and second-largest in California. It is part of the San Diego–Tijuana conurbation, the second-largest transborder agglomeration between the US and a bordering country after Detroit–Windsor, with a population of 4,922,723 people. San Diego is known as "the birthplace of California" and is known for its mild year-round climate, natural deep-water harbor, extensive beaches, long association with the United States Navy and recent emergence as a healthcare and biotechnology development center. Historically home to the Kumeyaay people, San Diego was the first site visited...
San Diego:
$67,871
California:
$64,500
$1,444
San Diego:
$526,900
California:
$449,100
4.5%

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Key Stats for Chemist

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
3%
20 years or more
10%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Chemist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 75%

Mid-Career
up arrow 24%

National Average
$49,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Skills That Affect Chemist Salaries

Research Analysis
up arrow 21%

Technical Analysis
up arrow 15%

Data Analysis
up arrow 6%

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 3%

National Average
$49,000

GMP Compliance
up arrow 5%

Product Development
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
3%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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