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Entry-Level Research Chemist Salary (United States)

An Entry-Level Research Chemist earns an average salary of $52,860 per year.
Entry-Level Research Chemist Salary (?
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$37,653 - $81,380
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $52,860
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Entry-Level Research Chemist Salary (?
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$14.06 - $25.15
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$37,653 - $81,380  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,202  
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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$34,635 - $81,471  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 413
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.06 - $25.15  
   
Overtime
$21.36 - $37.12  
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$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,202  
   
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).
)
$34,635 - $81,471  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 85
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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
$51,000
Research Analysis
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
41%
female alumni
 
Male
59%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 12%