Late-Career Research Chemist Salary

Late-Career Research Chemists pull down an average of $96K annually. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Male Late-Career Research Chemists are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. The majority of Late-Career Research Chemists claim high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$51,489 - $144,212
$51K
$96K
$140K
MEDIAN: $95,913
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$51,489 - $144,212  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,347  
Profit Sharing
$3,250  
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$52,414 - $150,126  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 32

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Key Stats for Research Chemist

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
20 years or more
100%
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Skills That Affect Research Chemist Salaries

Product Development
▲11%

National Average
$98,000

Material Science
▼3%

Research Analysis
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
no benefits
None: 9%
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