Experienced Research Chemists pull down an average of $78K annually. For the most part, Experienced Research Chemists enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. The majority of Experienced Research Chemists (61 percent) who took the survey are men. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$56,366 - $102,872
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$56K
$78K
$100K
MEDIAN: $77,569
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$56,366 - $102,872  
   
Bonus
$1,014 - $19,489  
Profit Sharing
$5,000  
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$55,554 - $115,230  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 67
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Skills That Affect Research Chemist Salaries

Research Analysis
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National Average
$78,000

Product Development
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
medical benefits
Vision: 78%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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