For Late-Career Research Chemists, annual average wages total $99K per year. Most Late-Career Research Chemists like their work and job satisfaction is high. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Late-Career Research Chemists who answered the questionnnaire. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$51,521 - $142,538
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$52K
$99K
$140K
MEDIAN: $98,758
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Salary
$51,521 - $142,538  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,933  
Profit Sharing
$3,250  
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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$51,661 - $153,077  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 40
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Skills That Affect Research Chemist Salaries

National Average
$106,000

Product Development
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Material Science
up arrow 3%

Research Analysis
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
medical benefits
Vision: 81%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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