Forensic Chemist Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Forensic Chemist is $50,320 per year.
Forensic Chemist Salary (?
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$34,255 - $74,497
(Median)
34K
50K
57K
74K
MEDIAN: $50,320
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Forensic Chemist Salary (?
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$13.62 - $30.20
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$34,255 - $74,497  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,000  
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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$30,941 - $72,414  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 46
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$23$46$69
Hourly Rate
$13.62 - $30.20  
   
Overtime
$26.88 - $66.13  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,000  
   
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).
)
$30,941 - $72,414  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 18
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Gender

Female
53%
female alumni
 
Male
47%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 66%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 12%
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