Entry-Level Chemist Salary (United States)

The average pay for an Entry-Level Chemist is $45,844 per year.
Entry-Level Chemist Total Pay (?
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$33,936 - $63,636
(Median)
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64K
MEDIAN: $45,844
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Entry-Level Chemist Total Pay (?
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$13.77 - $24.45
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$33,936 - $63,636  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,949  
Profit Sharing
$5.07 - $4,569  
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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$31,521 - $63,064  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,483
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$13.77 - $24.45  
   
Overtime
$20.74 - $35.07  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,949  
   
Profit Sharing
$5.07 - $4,569  
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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$31,521 - $63,064  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,483
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Pay Difference By Location
Boston
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Irvine
up arrow 15%
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Chicago
up arrow 9%
Los Angeles
up arrow 4%
San Diego
up arrow 3%
Cincinnati
up arrow 2%
National Average
$44,000
Seattle
up arrow 2%
St. Louis
up arrow 5%
Milwaukee
up arrow 7%
Salt Lake City
up arrow 7%
Minneapolis
up arrow 7%
Atlanta
up arrow 12%
Pittsburgh
up arrow 16%
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Chemist Salaries

Product Development
up arrow 9%
Technical Analysis
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Data Analysis
0%
National Average
$44,000
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
40%
female alumni
 
Male
60%
male alumni
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 16%
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