An Inorganic Chemist earns an average salary of $58,558 per year.

$45,634 - $83,424
MEDIAN: $58,558

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Job Description for Inorganic Chemist

Most chemicals that we think of are what are known as organic compounds; they contain carbon and hydrogen. A smaller number of substances, however, are made up of only minerals. These are what an inorganic chemist works with. Typically, this person works in research or materials development roles in a company in a laboratory environment. Companies, such as manufacturers of tech and computer components will have inorganic chemists, as will companies that make solvents, adhesives, lubricants, and paints.


Inorganic Chemist Tasks

  • Develop and produce chemical substances.
  • Coordinate with other teams and departments to meet production timelines.
  • Test, evaluate, and improve current substances and products.

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Medical: 75%
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Dental: 75%
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Vision: 75%
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None: 25%