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Entry-Level Chemist Salary

The average pay for an Entry-Level Chemist is $46,401 per year.
$34,443 - $65,208
(Median)
$34K
$46K
$65K
MEDIAN: $46,400
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$13.84 - $24.54
(Median)
$14
$18
$25
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$34,443 - $65,208  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,020  
Profit Sharing
$5.00 - $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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$31,932 - $64,090  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,134
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$13.84 - $24.54  
   
Overtime
$20.65 - $35.01  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,020  
   
Profit Sharing
$5.00 - $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).
)
$31,932 - $64,090  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 463
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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
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National Average
$45,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 292 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 16%