Pay for Mid-Career Senior Chemists sits in the ballpark of $71K per year. Total cash earnings of Mid-Career Senior Chemists range from $53K on the low end to $110K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $12K and $15K, respectively. Most people on this career path report moderate levels of job satisfaction. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. Men make up the majority of Mid-Career Senior Chemists (61 percent) survey respondents. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$52,242 - $104,803
(Median)
$52K
$71K
$100K
MEDIAN: $71,311
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$18.31 - $27.94
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MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$52,242 - $104,803  
   
Bonus
$7.86 - $11,903  
Profit Sharing
$1,922 - $14,690  
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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$52,921 - $110,309  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 181
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$25.00  
   
Overtime
$32.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$7.86 - $11,903  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,922 - $14,690  
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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$52,921 - $110,309  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 7
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Skills That Affect Sr. Chemist Salaries

Product Development
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Project Management
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Research Analysis
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National Average
$73,000

Technical Analysis
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Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
medical benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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