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Entry-Level Chemist Salary

The average pay for an Entry-Level Chemist is $46,911 per year.

$34,587 - $67,105
(Median)
$35K
$47K
$67K
MEDIAN: $46,911
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$14.03 - $24.78
(Median)
$14
$18
$25
MEDIAN: $18.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$34,587 - $67,105  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,018  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $4,600  
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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$32,367 - $65,844  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,219
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$14.03 - $24.78  
   
Overtime
$20.75 - $35.14  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,018  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $4,600  
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).
)
$32,367 - $65,844  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 477

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Chemist Salaries

Product Development
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Chemistry
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Technical Analysis
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National Average
$45,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 281 votes.

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 15%