Sr. Chemist with Research Analysis Skills Salary

Senior Chemists with Research Analysis skills take home approximately $79K annually on average. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $10K and $15K, respectively — total cash payment to Senior Chemists with Research Analysis skills can bottom out near $56K or peak near $115K depending on individual performance. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Male Senior Chemists with Research Analysis skills are more prevalent than women among those who took the survey — 67 percent of professionals. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$55,713 - $108,363
$56K
$79K
$110K
MEDIAN: $79,214
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50%
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$22.15 - $33.00
$25
MEDIAN: $25.18
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$55,713 - $108,363  
   
Bonus
$480.47 - $10,249  
Profit Sharing
$2,043 - $14,681  
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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$56,300 - $115,203  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 153
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$25.18  
   
Overtime
$44.71  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$480.47 - $10,249  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,043 - $14,681  
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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$56,300 - $115,203  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5

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Pay by Experience Level for Sr. Chemist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Senior Chemists with Research Analysis skills with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $75K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $78K. For Senior Chemists with Research Analysis skills, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $80K. As Senior Chemists with Research Analysis skills reach more than two decades on the job, compensation remains commensurate with experience; the average pay in this group is $88K.

Key Stats for Sr. Chemist

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
16%
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Experience Affects Sr. Chemist Salaries

Late-Career
▲10%

Experienced
▼0%

National Average
$80,000

Mid-Career
▼3%

Entry-Level
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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