The average Mid-Career Senior Chemist earns approximately $72K annually. Total cash compensation to Mid-Career Senior Chemists approaches anywhere from $54K on the lower end to $110K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $12K from bonuses and upwards of $15K from profit sharing. Men make up a slight majority of Mid-Career Senior Chemists (59 percent) who responded to the survey. Most Mid-Career Senior Chemists are fairly content with their jobs, and work satisfaction falls in line with the national average. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
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$53,480 - $104,611
$53K
$72K
$100K
MEDIAN: $71,600
10%
50%
90%

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$18.31 - $27.94
$25
MEDIAN: $25.00
50%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$53,480 - $104,611  
   
Bonus
$7.79 - $11,936  
Profit Sharing
$986 - $14,576  
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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$53,718 - $110,373  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 176
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
$7.79 - $11,936  
   
Profit Sharing
$986 - $14,576  
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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$53,718 - $110,373  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 7

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Key Stats for Sr. Chemist

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.
077
5-9 years
77%
10-19 years
23%
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Skills That Affect Sr. Chemist Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 10%

Research Analysis
up arrow 7%

Product Development
up arrow 7%

National Average
$73,000

Technical Analysis
up arrow 1%

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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