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Experienced Research Chemist Salary

Experienced Research Chemists can expect wages of $77K annually on average. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $15K and $18K, respectively — total cash payment to Experienced Research Chemists can bottom out near $55K or peak near $116K depending on individual performance. Nearly all enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. Most Experienced Research Chemists like their work and job satisfaction is high. Making up 70 percent of those who took the survey, male Experienced Research Chemists greatly outnumber their female counterparts. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$55,079 - $105,613
MEDIAN: $77,063

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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.
$55,079 - $105,613  
$391.49 - $14,816  
Profit Sharing
$1,015 - $18,121  
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).
$54,672 - $116,360  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 146

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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 37 votes.


30 %
70 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 8%