A Chemist in Los Angeles, California earns an average salary of $57,808 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Technical Analysis and Data Analysis.

$29,153 - $83,191
(Median)
$29K
$58K
$83K
MEDIAN: $57,808
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$15.05 - $35.03
(Median)
$15
$19
$35
MEDIAN: $18.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$29,153 - $83,191  
   
Bonus
$1,500  
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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$30,571 - $82,434  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 21
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$24$48$72
Hourly Rate
$15.05 - $35.03  
   
Overtime
$18.12 - $69.53  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,500  
   
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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$30,571 - $82,434  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 15
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Experience Affects Chemist Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 46%

National Average
$47,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Skills That Affect Chemist Salaries

Technical Analysis
up arrow 37%

Data Analysis
up arrow 30%

Product Development
up arrow 9%

National Average
$47,000

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 6%

Research Analysis
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
medical benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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