Entry-Level Research Chemist Salary (United States)

An Entry-Level Research Chemist earns an average salary of $53,362 per year.
Entry-Level Research Chemist Total Pay (?
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$38,092 - $81,414
(Median)
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81K
MEDIAN: $53,361
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Entry-Level Research Chemist Total Pay (?
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$14.17 - $25.32
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$38,092 - $81,414  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,191  
Profit Sharing
$50.51 - $2,732  
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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$34,977 - $81,953  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 503
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.17 - $25.32  
   
Overtime
$21.36 - $37.55  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,191  
   
Profit Sharing
$50.51 - $2,732  
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).
)
$34,977 - $81,953  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 503
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$52,000
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Research Chemist Salaries

Material Science
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Product Development
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National Average
$52,000
Research Analysis
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Gender

Female
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female alumni
 
Male
60%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 12%
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