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Process Development Chemist Salary

The average pay for a Process Development Chemist is $59,920 per year.

$42,707 - $92,080
(Median)
$43K
$60K
$92K
MEDIAN: $59,920
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50%
90%

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$16.92 - $25.60
(Median)
$17
$19
$26
MEDIAN: $19.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$42,707 - $92,080  
   
Bonus
$131.15 - $9,731  
Profit Sharing
$251.68 - $7,450  
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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$39,541 - $94,884  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 148
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$16.92 - $25.60  
   
Overtime
$24.92 - $38.00  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$131.15 - $9,731  
   
Profit Sharing
$251.68 - $7,450  
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).
)
$39,541 - $94,884  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 19

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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 60%

Experienced
up arrow 15%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$60,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Skills That Affect Process Development Chemist Salaries

Process Improvement
up arrow 2%

National Average
$60,000

Chemical Process Engineering
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 35 votes.

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 7%
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