Entry-Level Research Chemist Salary (United States)

An Entry-Level Research Chemist earns an average salary of $52,822 per year.
Entry-Level Research Chemist Total Pay (?
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$38,553 - $81,679
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MEDIAN: $52,822
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Entry-Level Research Chemist Total Pay (?
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$14.07 - $25.30
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$38,553 - $81,679  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,700  
Profit Sharing
$49.83 - $2,258  
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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$35,183 - $82,053  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 511
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.07 - $25.30  
   
Overtime
$21.32 - $37.61  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,700  
   
Profit Sharing
$49.83 - $2,258  
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).
)
$35,183 - $82,053  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 511
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Material Science
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$51,000
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Gender
Female
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Male
61%
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Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 12%
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