Experienced Research Chemist Salary

An average Experienced Research Chemist can expect to take home roughly $76K per year. In the world of Experienced Research Chemists, total cash compensation can vary between $55K and $115K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $15K and $18K, respectively. Most Experienced Research Chemists survey respondents are men (71 percent). Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Most Experienced Research Chemists report high levels of job satisfaction. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$54,959 - $103,942
MEDIAN: $76,028

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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.
$54,959 - $103,942  
$48.48 - $14,879  
Profit Sharing
$1,011 - $18,183  
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).
$54,540 - $115,491  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 144
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Skills That Affect Experienced Research Chemist Salaries

Material Science
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National Average

Research Analysis
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Product Development
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 35 votes.


29 %
71 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 8%