Organic Chemist Salary (United States)

The average salary for an Organic Chemist is $54,212 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job.
Organic Chemist Salary (?
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$31,562 - $93,832
(Median)
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75K
94K
MEDIAN: $54,211
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Organic Chemist Salary (?
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$12.26 - $53.83
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$31,562 - $93,832  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,877  
Total Pay (?
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$30,854 - $96,600  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 70
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$24$48$72
Hourly Rate
$12.26 - $53.83  
   
Overtime
$17.88 - $69.46  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,877  
   
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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$30,854 - $96,600  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 22
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Job Description for Organic Chemist

  • Write up results, modify protocols and disseminate findings.
  • Stay up to date on current organic chemistry research and conferences.
  • Design and implement methodologies for synthesizing, analyzing and validating compounds and materials.
  • Perform complex experiments, utilizing equipment and technology.
  • Develop and maintain protocols and equipment usage guidelines.

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Experience Affects Organic Chemist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 28%
Mid-Career
up arrow 8%
National Average
$51,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
30%
female alumni
 
Male
70%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 23%
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