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Research Chemist Salary with Material Science skills

Earnings for Research Chemists with Material Science skills come in at around $67K annually on average. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Research Chemists with Material Science skills. More than half of Research Chemists with Material Science skills (63 percent) survey respondents are men. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$42,822 - $100,439
(Median)
$43K
$67K
$100K
MEDIAN: $67,170
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$10.77 - $25.83
(Median)
$11
$20
$26
MEDIAN: $19.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$42,822 - $100,439  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,158  
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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$41,086 - $107,283  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 114
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$10.77 - $25.83  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,158  
   
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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$41,086 - $107,283  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 10

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Pay by Experience Level for Research Chemist with Material Science skills

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Experience is an important factor influencing the compensation of Research Chemists with Material Science skills. During the first five years of their careers, Research Chemists with Material Science skills see a median income of $54K. Survey respondents with five to 10 years of experience report an only modestly higher median of $66K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Research Chemists with Material Science skills make a median salary of $81K. Deeply experienced professionals who boast more than 20 years of experience haul in an ample $103K on average.

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Experience Affects Research Chemist with Material Science skills Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 58%

Experienced
up arrow 25%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$65,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 11%
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