Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Research Chemists with Material Science skills. The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $54K, and people with five to 10 years of experience bring in more at around $66K on average. Research Chemists with Material Science skills bring in $80K after working for 10 to 20 years. More than 20 years of experience seem related to solid financial gains; veterans in this group report earning a median of $103K.