Experienced Research Chemist Salary

Experienced Research Chemists take home an average $75K per year. Final cash compensation to Experienced Research Chemists varies from around $55K to approximately $116K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $15K and $18K, respectively. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Making up 71 percent of those who took the survey, male Experienced Research Chemists greatly outnumber their female counterparts. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a fair number earn dental coverage. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$55,040 - $105,497
MEDIAN: $75,139

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$55,040 - $105,497  
$49.32 - $15,040  
Profit Sharing
$1,011 - $18,183  
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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: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 146
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Skills That Affect Salaries

Material Science
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National Average

Product Development
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Research Analysis
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 32 votes.


29 %
71 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 9%