Entry-Level Chemist Salary

The average pay for an Entry-Level Chemist is $47,066 per year.

$34,592 - $67,914
(Median)
$35K
$47K
$68K
MEDIAN: $47,065
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$14.13 - $25.05
(Median)
$14
$18
$25
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$34,592 - $67,914  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,048  
Profit Sharing
$0.36 - $4,894  
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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$32,601 - $66,529  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,318
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$14.13 - $25.05  
   
Overtime
$20.70 - $35.27  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,048  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.36 - $4,894  
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).
)
$32,601 - $66,529  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 519
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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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Data Analysis
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National Average
$46,000

Instrument Control
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Quality Assurance / Quality Control
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 265 votes.

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 14%
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