Entry-Level Chemist Salary (United States)

The average pay for an Entry-Level Chemist is $46,084 per year.
Entry-Level Chemist Total Pay (?
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$34,127 - $63,896
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $46,083
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Entry-Level Chemist Total Pay (?
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$13.72 - $24.62
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$34,127 - $63,896  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,989  
Profit Sharing
$5.21 - $4,502  
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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$31,611 - $63,282  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,510
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$13.72 - $24.62  
   
Overtime
$20.65 - $35.08  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,989  
   
Profit Sharing
$5.21 - $4,502  
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).
)
$31,611 - $63,282  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,510
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Pay Difference By Location

Boston
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Cleveland
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Chicago
up arrow 8%
San Diego
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Cincinnati
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Los Angeles
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National Average
$45,000
Seattle
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St. Louis
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Milwaukee
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Minneapolis
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Salt Lake City
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Dallas
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Lancaster
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Pittsburgh
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Chemist Salaries

Research Analysis
up arrow 8%
Product Development
up arrow 8%
Technical Analysis
up arrow 3%
Data Analysis
up arrow 1%
National Average
$45,000
Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 5%

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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: 56% employee benefits None: 15%
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