Entry-Level Chemist Salary

The average pay for an Entry-Level Chemist is $49,422 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Project Management, Chemical Process Engineering, and Formulation.

$36,158 - $69,891
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MEDIAN: $50,117
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$14.34 - $25.18
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MEDIAN: $18.47
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$0$69K
Salary $36,158 - $69,891
Bonus $25.00 - $5,918
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $5,000
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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$33,405 - $68,342
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,262
Hourly Data $0$37
Hourly Rate $14.34 - $25.18
Overtime $19.62 - $37.16
Annual Data $0$68K
Bonus $25.00 - $5,918
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $5,000
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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$33,405 - $68,342
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 563

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Key Stats for Chemist

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 253 votes.
Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
71%
5-9 years
13%
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Skills That Affect Chemist Salaries

Project Management
▲31%

Chemical Process Engineering
▲11%

Formulation
▲9%



Process Improvement
▲4%


National Average
$48,000



Chemistry
▼3%

GMP Compliance
▼5%

Instrument Control
▼8%

HPLC
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 253 votes.

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 15%
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