Polymer Chemist Salary (United States)

A Polymer Chemist earns an average salary of $66,758 per year.
Polymer Chemist Total Pay (?
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$41,014 - $99,783
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100K
MEDIAN: $66,757
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Polymer Chemist Total Pay (?
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$11.23 - $39.15
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MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$41,014 - $99,783  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,839  
Profit Sharing
$1,007 - $11,804  
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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$41,291 - $105,783  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 147
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$11.23 - $39.15  
   
Overtime
$32.93 - $38.42  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,839  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,007 - $11,804  
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).
)
$41,291 - $105,783  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 147
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Job Description for Polymer Chemist

  • Plan and conduct experiments and supervise production of new polymer materials.
  • Study the molecular properties of chemicals used in synthesizing or creating new polymers.
  • Research and develop processes in the creation of plastic and rubber products.
  • Perform all tasks required in the research and development process.

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Pay by Experience Level for Polymer Chemist

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Experience Affects Polymer Chemist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 39%
Experienced
up arrow 36%
Mid-Career
up arrow 1%
National Average
$66,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

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Gender

Female
23%
female alumni
 
Male
77%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 10%
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