Sr. Chemist Salary

The average salary for a Sr. Chemist is $76,495 per year.

$54,612 - $108,086
(Median)
$55K
$76K
$110K
MEDIAN: $76,494
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$17.34 - $49.32
(Median)
$17
$26
$49
MEDIAN: $26.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$54,612 - $108,086  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,322  
Profit Sharing
$964 - $14,948  
Total Pay (?
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$53,968 - $113,297  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 730
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$17.34 - $49.32  
   
Overtime
$1.49 - $54.54  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,322  
   
Profit Sharing
$964 - $14,948  
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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$53,968 - $113,297  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 35
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Job Description for Sr. Chemist

The senior chemist performs analytical testing for their employer using approved methods, procedures, corporate policies, and current industry standards. Senior chemists also review quality assurance documentation, assess data compliance/validity with the quality control department, and ensure all the work is performed and documented accurately and in compliance with internal procedures and regulatory requirements.

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Sr. Chemist Tasks

  • Write standard operating procedures, safety materials, and laboratory reports.
  • Operate, maintain, troubleshoot, and test laboratory equipment and relevant documentation.
  • Design, develop, and test formulations or compounds.
  • Optimize processes for production of desired chemical agents.

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $78,083

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Experience Affects Sr. Chemist Salaries


National Average
$78,000




Skills That Affect Sr. Chemist Salaries

Project Management
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Research Analysis
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Technical Analysis
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National Average
$78,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 123 votes.

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
medical benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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