The average pay for a Process Development Chemist is $67,145 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$45,015 - $96,630
(Median)
$45K
$67K
$97K
MEDIAN: $67,144
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90%

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$20.00 - $24.42
(Median)
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$21
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MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$45,015 - $96,630  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,930  
Profit Sharing
$6,250  
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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$44,190 - $95,660  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 69
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$21.00  
   
Overtime
$33.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,930  
   
Profit Sharing
$6,250  
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).
)
$44,190 - $95,660  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 7
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Job Description for Process Development Chemist

A process development chemist plays an important role in developing new and more effective ways of carrying out analyses and tests and recording results to improve current processes and their cost-efficiency. A good deal of troubleshooting may be necessary, so applicants should certainly be patient, detail-oriented, and vast knowledge of various testing techniques. Experience with developing designs, system-testing and evaluation, and interpretation of advanced systems will need to be demonstrated.

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Process Development Chemist Tasks

  • Develop and recommend process improvements and new technologies to achieve cost effectiveness and improve product quality.
  • Act as subject matter expert in process design and engineering.
  • Manage all phases of process development from lab to full scale manufacturing of products.
  • Responsible for new product scale-up, process development and optimization, technology transfer and process validation activities.

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Pay by Experience Level for Process Development Chemist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Process Development Chemist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 42%

Experienced
up arrow 30%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$68,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Skills That Affect Process Development Chemist Salaries

National Average
$68,000

Process Improvement
up arrow 8%

Chemical Process Engineering
up arrow 9%

Product Development
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 98%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
medical benefits
Vision: 73%
dental benefits
None:
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