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Late-Career Research Chemist Salary

Median pay for Late-Career Research Chemists is around $94K per year. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. For the most part, Late-Career Research Chemists enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. There are more male Late-Career Research Chemists than female among those who completed the questionnaire, making up 61 percent. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$57,829 - $138,174
MEDIAN: $93,880

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$57,829 - $138,174  
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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).
$59,493 - $147,452  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 86

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Skills That Affect Late-Career Research Chemist Salaries

Material Science
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Research Analysis
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Product Development
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.


39 %
61 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 10%