Entry-Level Chemist Salary (United States)

The average pay for an Entry-Level Chemist is $46,121 per year.
Entry-Level Chemist Salary (?
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$34,257 - $64,144
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $46,120
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Entry-Level Chemist Salary (?
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$13.84 - $24.69
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$34,257 - $64,144  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,994  
Profit Sharing
$5.30 - $4,460  
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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$31,778 - $63,422  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,084
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$13.84 - $24.69  
   
Overtime
$20.69 - $35.03  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,994  
   
Profit Sharing
$5.30 - $4,460  
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).
)
$31,778 - $63,422  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 442
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Cleveland
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Boston
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Chicago
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San Diego
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Cincinnati
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Los Angeles
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$45,000
Seattle
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St. Louis
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Milwaukee
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Pittsburgh
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Dallas
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Chemist Salaries

Product Development
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Technical Analysis
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Data Analysis
0%
National Average
$45,000
Quality Assurance / Quality Control
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
41%
female alumni
 
Male
59%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 15%